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adjective lucky pronunciation in American English /ˈlʌki/
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adjectivelucky
comparativeluckier
superlativeluckiest
  1. if you are lucky, something good happens to you as a result of luck
    Five lucky winners will each receive $1,000.
    None of his sisters had been lucky with men.
    lucky (that): You’re lucky that he was there.
    it is lucky (that): It’s lucky that I arrived when I did.
    be lucky to do something: You’re really lucky to be alive.
    be lucky enough to do something: I was lucky enough to get a job very easily.
    consider yourself lucky: Consider yourself lucky you still have a home to go to.
    1. a.
      happening as a result of good luck and not because of anything that you do
      The Knicks won the game on a lucky free throw.
      You had a lucky escape.
      lucky break (=a chance that brings you success): His first lucky break was meeting a famous movie producer.
    2. b.
      bringing you good luck
      a lucky charm
      Three is my lucky number.

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