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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
a happy/lucky/fortunate coincidence
▪ It was just a happy coincidence that he was there too.
a lucky guess
▪ ‘How did you know?’ ‘It was just a lucky guess.’
a lucky number (=a number you think gives you good luck)
▪ Three is my lucky number.
be born lucky/unlucky etc (=always be lucky, unlucky etc)
consider yourself lucky/fortunate (=believe you are lucky etc)
▪ Consider yourself lucky you weren’t in the car at the time.
▪ You should count yourself lucky that you weren’t hurt.
have a lucky escape
▪ We had a lucky escape when a tree crashed through the ceiling.
lucky dip
lucky winners
▪ Five lucky winners will each receive a signed copy of the album.
▪ I couldn't believe how lucky I was.
▪ Ranger Dave Hutson likes to remind visitors how lucky they are compared to James White, who first mapped the cave.
▪ I am sure he had no idea how lucky he was.
▪ What courage Mrs Saulitis had! How lucky Parslina was to have a protector like her!
▪ Wilson quickly realised how lucky she had been to have the Misses Wynne directed to her by kind Miss Blagden.
▪ The headlines reminded me how lucky I was.
▪ Had the worm understood how lucky he had been to share his bed with two such strong women?
▪ It makes her realize, she says, just how lucky she is that her son survived.
▪ Listen, we were really lucky getting home at all.
▪ We feel really, really lucky.
▪ You're lucky, really lucky, believe me.
▪ I was really lucky, I got in on the second lottery round.
▪ They had a really lucky escape.
▪ If he was really lucky, she would leave him sixpence to buy ice-cream from the lady with the tray.
▪ The other girl was not so lucky, her attempted escape accelerated the plans for her marriage.
▪ They should all be so lucky.
▪ I ought to have known I couldn't be so lucky.
▪ There were days when he wondered how he had been so lucky.
▪ People in other parts of the world have not been so lucky.
▪ But three of her friends were not so lucky.
▪ We were so lucky to be chosen to join your pilgrimage.
▪ Sunbathers in Malibu should be so lucky.
▪ We're really very lucky in our equipment.
▪ A very lucky person picked it up cheap.
▪ These are exciting times and you and your readers are very lucky.
▪ Unless we are very lucky, we will end up with clogged arteries.
▪ We have been very lucky to have two major benefactions.
▪ I was very lucky to study music theory so early and so thoroughly, and I played a lot of chamber music.
▪ A very lucky man, that's who.
▪ Anybody who plays against them is very lucky, and you must learn something from a game like that.
▪ He wouldn't be getting much sleep over the next few days unless they got a very lucky break.
▪ Key events included radical job changes and serious problems, as well as lucky breaks.
▪ Ace thought that was another suspiciously lucky break, but she had no complaints.
▪ Outside Nordhausen he had a lucky break.
▪ It might be a lucky break.
▪ But, as Daouda Api explains, the lucky charm of literacy often fails to work its magic.
▪ Anyway, that day was obviously a lucky day.
▪ I figured today might have been his lucky day.
▪ The weather was fine on the day, a lucky day as it had been raining all week.
▪ Friday used to be considered a lucky day for weddings in Gerrnany.
▪ But it was Swindon's lucky day.
▪ It was not her lucky day.
▪ It's your lucky day today.
▪ Well, it was certainly Mickey's lucky day.
▪ The pundits dip haphazardly into the lucky dip.
▪ A good lucky dip, to please the sixes and upwards.
▪ Rangers, having just survived a lucky escape, launched their first attack.
▪ My passenger had had a lucky escape that night; he had used his wits well and survived another fight.
▪ She could never get over her lucky escapes.
▪ One girl had a lucky escape when a fence post narrowly missed her head.
▪ They had a really lucky escape.
▪ He should not allow himself to wallow in it, however: hindsight may well suggest he has had a lucky escape.
▪ A neighbour had a lucky escape, for she had left the couple's house just minutes before.
▪ You had a lucky escape, my Nigel.
▪ It had been a lucky guess, that was all.
▪ Maybe they made a lucky guess.
▪ That had just been a lucky guess.
▪ The reporters could not tell whether this was because Kalmbach was a lucky guess or a ridiculous one.
▪ And a rather malicious lucky guess to boot.
▪ It is a very addictive game of logic, deduction, and lots of lucky guesses when you first play.
▪ A very lucky man, that's who.
▪ He told himself that he was a lucky man, the luckiest man he knew.
▪ He was a lucky man, in many respects.
▪ Marilyn's a lovely girl and you're a lucky man.
▪ Not a lucky man with wives, John Carter.
▪ I have been a lucky man.
▪ Nigel, you're a very lucky man.
▪ Lastly, of course, you may be one of the lucky ones for whom work after retirement really pays.
▪ But Benny could be considered one of the lucky ones.
▪ And they are the lucky ones.
▪ But he was among the lucky ones.
▪ Find out below if you are one of the lucky ones.
▪ There was a scramble for chairs in the back rows, but I was not one of the lucky ones.
▪ In the end we released two of these three lucky ones back to the same barn they were born in.
▪ I was one of the lucky ones who was taught this early in my career.
▪ One lucky reader and a friend will stay in a 3 star hotel in the heart of New York.
▪ HarperCollins has linked up with Glemby Hair Salons to offer five lucky readers a free top-to-toe treatment.
▪ Ten lucky readers will be the proud owners of the latest Karrimor performance jackets.
▪ Among the chaos and competition, however, one lucky reader caught our eye.
▪ Together with a partner, one lucky reader will jet off for a luxury £600 Paris weekend.
▪ No fewer than twenty lucky readers have won our third prize of a Recta D0310 compass and a 905 Liquipak.
▪ I have sent thank-you cards to all my lucky stars by first-class post.
▪ The Bruins this morning are thanking their lucky stars for goaltender Bill Ranford.
▪ He was probably even now thanking his lucky stars for a narrow escape.
▪ But don't worry if you're not one of the lucky winners.
▪ Anyone can enter paintings in any style, and the lucky winners get hung, in rather close proximity, and sold.
▪ The Glengormley girl was the lucky winner of an Apple Mac computer in the centre's back to school competition.
▪ The first lucky winner is David Pitchforth for his Hudson Hawk maps.
▪ A well stocked tombola provided many potential Christmas presents for the lucky winners.
▪ The lucky winner will be announced in our Christmas magazine.
▪ Look out for this years' Lillywhites evening in November, and see if you can be a lucky winner.
▪ You could be the lucky winner of a free course of pectoral pump treatments, or a brand new Cadillac convertible.
be born under a lucky/unlucky star
lucky/lazy/cheeky etc beggar
▪ I've been stood out there ages! - Anyway, why aren't you dressed yet, you lazy beggar?
lucky/unfortunate etc enough to be/do sth
▪ Alan was lucky enough to discover a scorpion in the fruit bowl.
▪ And handsome David Wood, who now runs his own hairdressing salon in Melbourne, was lucky enough to date her.
▪ And I was lucky enough to sit in the catbird seat and watch and learn and be changed myself.
▪ And when I was lucky enough to enjoy some rare hot weather my feet stayed as cool as I could have expected.
▪ I thought I had been lucky enough to pick up a shore current that was helping me along toward the rip.
▪ If you are lucky enough to see one, observe it from a distance.
▪ Regardless of their preferences, not every couple is lucky enough to find two equal jobs in the same community.
▪ Some authors are lucky enough to think naturally in terms of story.
poor/lucky/handsome etc devil
▪ And the poor devil can't hide a thing from her.
▪ Eliot has it perhaps worse than I have - poor devil.
▪ He loathed the sterile ritual of inspections, and this poor devil in his untimely end had saved him from that.
▪ He was a handsome devil, clever and presumably extremely well off.
▪ I know bow the poor devil feels.
▪ I was driving past and tried to stop this poor devil getting beaten up.
▪ This isn't a propitious start for him, poor devil.
▪ What on earth was eating the poor devil?
sb always was lucky/untidy etc
strike it lucky
▪ But whereas Errol struck it lucky, spare a thought for Instonian Neil Cooke.
thank your lucky stars
Thank your lucky stars the boy wasn't seriously hurt.
▪ He was probably even now thanking his lucky stars for a narrow escape.
▪ The Bruins this morning are thanking their lucky stars for goaltender Bill Ranford.
third time lucky
▪ Barcelona, having lost the 1961 and 1986 finals, hope it will be third time lucky.
▪ Everyone is praying that this time it will be third time lucky.
▪ Maybe he's out there thinking: third time lucky.
▪ Odds-on favourite last time at Haydock, he was narrowly beaten into third place, but tomorrow should prove third time lucky.
▪ ''It's lucky that you remembered about the passports'', said Barry as they drove away.
▪ "How did you know he'd be there?" "It was a lucky guess."
▪ a lucky rabbit's foot
▪ Arthur left the front door unlocked - we're lucky that nothing was stolen.
▪ He should count himself lucky not to have been blamed for the whole fiasco.
▪ I'm lucky to live in a nice house and be married to such a nice man.
▪ In the second half, the Red Wings scored a very lucky goal.
▪ Isn't she lucky - she can eat what she wants and she never gets fat.
▪ Italy got a lucky goal in the last five minutes of the game.
▪ My lucky number is seven.
▪ She wears his wedding ring on a chain around her neck, as a lucky charm.
▪ There are monkeys and zebra, and if you're lucky you might see a lion.
▪ Even now most scholarly journals pay nothing and you are lucky to get a fee if you talk at a conference.
▪ I have been lucky that my condition has progressed more slowly than is often the case.
▪ It was probably a lucky throw, a second cautious glance told him.
▪ It was then believed that if a cat crossed your path and did you no harm, you had been incredibly lucky.
▪ One member of the phone tree, however, was not so lucky.
▪ Sand lizards spend most of their time in burrows underground; we had been very lucky.
▪ Then there are the lucky few who, every now and then, would splash out upwards of £1,000 on a single fish.
▪ Yet, while Foinavon was indisputably lucky, bravery and skill also came into the reckoning.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Lucky \Luck"y\, a. [Compar. Luckier; superl. Luckiest.]

  1. Favored by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune; -- said of persons; as, a lucky adventurer. `` Lucky wight.''

  2. Producing, or resulting in, good by chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate; as, a lucky mistake; a lucky cast; a lucky hour.

    We doubt not of a fair and lucky war.

    Syn: Successful; fortunate; prosperous; auspicious.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., of persons; 1540s, of actions or objects, "likely to bring luck;" from luck + -y (2). Meaning "occurring by chance" is 1590s. Related: Luckier; luckiest; luckiness. Lucky break is attested from 1884 in billiards; 1872 as "failure or break-down which turns out to be fortunate." Lucky Strike as the name of a brand of cigarettes (originally chewing tobacco) popular mid-20c. is said to date from 1871; popular from 1935 when the brand’s maker picked up sponsorship of “Your Hit Parade” on radio.


a. 1 favour by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune. Said of persons. 2 Producing, or resulting in, good chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate.

  1. adj. blessed with good fortune; "considered himself lucky that the tornado missed his house"; "a lucky guess"

  2. having or bringing good fortune; "my lucky day" [ant: unlucky]

  3. tending to favor or bring good luck; "miracles are auspicious accidents"; "encouraging omens"; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision" [syn: auspicious, encouraging, favorable, favourable, prosperous]

  4. [also: luckiest, luckier]

Lucky, LA -- U.S. village in Louisiana
Population (2000): 355
Housing Units (2000): 151
Land area (2000): 8.194867 sq. miles (21.224606 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.011745 sq. miles (0.030420 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 8.206612 sq. miles (21.255026 sq. km)
FIPS code: 46370
Located within: Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22
Location: 32.233692 N, 93.015515 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Lucky, LA
Lucky (Melissa Etheridge album)

Lucky is the eighth album by singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 2004 (see 2004 in music).

"Tuesday Morning" is dedicated to the memory of Mark Bingham, his family and friends, paying tribute to all the heroes of 9/11.

Shortly after the album's release, Etheridge was diagnosed with breast cancer and was forced to cancel all promotion to undergo chemotherapy treatments.

Lucky (Waiting for Godot)

Lucky is a character from Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. He is a slave to the character Pozzo.

Lucky is unique in a play where most of the characters talk incessantly: he only utters two sentences (one of which is more than seven hundred words long (the monologue)). Lucky suffers at the hands of Pozzo willingly and without hesitation. He is "tied" (a favourite theme in Godot) to Pozzo by a ridiculously long rope in the first act, and then a similarly ridiculous short rope in the second act. Both tie around his neck. When he is not serving Pozzo, he usually stands in one spot drooling, or sleeping if he stands there long enough. His props include a picnic basket, a coat, and a suitcase full of sand.


Lucky may refer to:

Lucky (Britney Spears song)

"Lucky" is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her second studio album, Oops!... I Did It Again (2000). It was released on August 8, 2000 by JIVE Records as the second single of the album. After meeting with producers Max Martin and Rami Yacoub in Sweden, the singer recorded several songs for the album, including "Lucky". The song tells a story about a famous movie star named Lucky, who, despite seemingly having it all – fame, wealth, beauty – is truly lonely and unhappy on the inside. It received critical acclaim from music critics, who considered its melody and rhythm as sweet and catchy, and noted the lyrics to be about Spears herself.

"Lucky" achieved commercial success worldwide, peaking at number one in Austria, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland, while reaching the top ten in several European countries. In the United Kingdom, the song peaked at number five, and is Spears' tenth best-selling single in the country, having sold over 225,000 copies there. An accompanying music video was directed by Dave Meyers, and portrays Spears as herself and a melancholy movie star Lucky, who just want to have some fun in life. Spears has performed "Lucky" in a number of live appearances and in two of her concert tours.

Lucky (memoir)

Lucky is a 1999 memoir by Alice Sebold, author of The Lovely Bones. The memoir describes her experiences of being raped and how the experience shaped the rest of her life.

Lucky (In My Life)

"Lucky (In My Life)" is a song by Italian group Eiffel 65. It was first released in June 2001 as the third single from their album Contact! in mainland Europe (the song was not released in the United Kingdom.) The single reached the top 40 in Austria, Canada, and Italy.

Lucky (mascot)

is a mascot character of the Hanshin Tigers Japanese professional baseball team. With her boyfriend To Lucky, she cheers the team and entertains spectators at games. Her uniform number is 1994, marking the year in which she first appeared.


Lúčky may refer to:

  • Lúčky, Michalovce District, a village in eastern Slovakia
  • Lúčky, Ružomberok District, a village in northern Slovakia
  • Lúčky, Žiar nad Hronom District, a village in central Slovakia
Lucky (magazine)

Lucky was a fashion and lifestyle magazine founded by Kim France and first published in 2000 under the Condé Nast subsidiary. The magazine folded in June 2015.

Lucky (Misato Watanabe album)

Album recorded by female Japanese pop artist Watanabe Misato. It was released on July 6, 1991 by Sony Music Entertainment.

Lucky (von Ziegesar novel)

Lucky is the fifth book in The It Girl series, released in 2007. It was written by a ghostwriter with suggestions from Cecily von Ziegesar. Aimed toward young adults, it is a spin-off from the bestselling Gossip Girl series.

Lucky (Lucky Twice song)

"Lucky" is a song by Swedish pop duo, Lucky Twice. The song was first released in Spain where it reached number one on the singles chart, and has performed strongly in other European countries. In America, the song was put in heavy rotation as part of the music for Abercrombie & Fitch stores.

All Remixes

  1. Buzz Junkies Club Mix (6:44)
  2. DJ Tora Remix (4:32)
  3. Europeanz Remix (7:06)
  4. Extended Mix (5:21)
  5. Gang Bang DJ's Remix (6:41)
  6. Hot Stuff Mix Long (5:22)
  7. Hot Stuff Mix Short (4:03)
  8. Radio Edit (3:24)
  9. Riff & Rays Remix (3:14)

Category:Number-one singles in Spain Category:Eurodance songs

Lucky (Nada Surf album)

Lucky is the fifth album by alternative rock band Nada Surf. It was released on Barsuk in 2008.

Lucky (TV series)

Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by Robb Cullen and Mark Cullen. It was nominated for the 2003 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.

Lucky (Marty Balin album)

Lucky is the second solo album by Marty Balin. It was released in 1983 on EMI America Records. The album did not fare as well as his previous one, and only rose to #156 on the Billboard charts. As a subtle tribute to Balin's friend and former band mate Jack Casady, he recorded a cover of "Heart of Stone," an original written by Brian Marnell from Jack's new wave group SVT.

Lucky (Jason Mraz song)

"Lucky" is a song by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat. It is the third single from Mraz's third studio album We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. The song has been on the Billboard charts as well as on the other music charts worldwide.

A Spanish version of the song, called "Suerte", was recorded alongside Mexican singer Ximena Sariñana for the Latin American and Spanish re-edition of the album. Mraz and Caillat won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. Mraz and Lil Wayne also did a remix of the song "Lucky" and later was released on Z100. Brooke Elliott performed a karaoke version of the song on a 2009 episode of Drop Dead Diva. Dianna Agron and Chord Overstreet performed the song on a 2010 episode of Glee.

Lucky (Fifteen album)

Lucky was a 1999 album by the punk band Fifteen, named after local musician (and former bassist for the band) Rich "Lucky Dog" Gargano, who had recently committed suicide. The album was filled with political songs, most notably ones like Stolen Life, where singer/songwriter Jeff Ott takes an anti police stance, and My Congressman and War On Drugs, which criticize the government for hurting drug addicts and non-violent drug users and accusing politicians for using them as a scapegoat and an excuse for "genocidal" campaigns (e.g. "incarcerating all the homeless"). Drugs would later become Jeff Ott's main focus as an activist, having been a drug addict for most of his life (starting when he became homeless around age 14).

Lucky (Radiohead song)

"Lucky" is a song by Radiohead, released on their third studio album OK Computer in 1997. In December 1997, the song was released as a single exclusively in France.

In 2008, the song was featured on Radiohead: The Best Of, a compilation album.

Lucky (2011 film)

Lucky is a 2011 crime comedy film starring Ari Graynor and Colin Hanks. The film featured the song "I Choose Happiness" by David Choi.

Lucky (2012 Kannada film)

Lucky is a 2012 Kannada romantic film starring Yash and Ramya in the lead roles. The film is directed by Dr. Suri, a dentist by profession, who makes his debut in film direction. Arjun Janya is the music director of the film. Actress turned producer, Radhika Kumaraswamy has produced the venture under Shamika Enterprises along with the assistance of H. D. Kumaraswamy and V Raghavendra Bunty. The film released across Karnataka cinema halls on 24 February 2012.

Lucky (2012 Telugu film)

Lucky is a 2012 Telugu film written and directed by Hari. The film stars Srikanth and Meghana Raj in lead roles. Srinivas Reddy produced this Movie on Raja Rajeswari Pictures Banner and Sai Karthik provided the Music. The Movie was Released on 1 November 2012.

Lucky (Janitor Joe album)

Lucky is the second and final album by American noise rock band Janitor Joe released in 1994 on Amphetamine Reptile Records. After Kristen Pfaff's departure from the band, they recruited Wayne Davis as their bassist. The band ended in 1994 following Pfaff's death.

Lucky (war dog)

Lucky was a dog who received the Dickin Medal in 2007 from the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals for bravery in service during the Malayan Emergency.

Lucky (EP)

Lucky is the second Korean solo mini album of Kim Hyun-joong of South Korean boy band SS501. It was released on 11 October 2011 under KeyEast Entertainment. A Limited Edition was released on 14 November 2011. The album was released in Taiwan on 18 November 2011, by Warner Music Taiwan.

The album peaked at number one on Gaon Album Chart for the week starting on 9 June 2011 and debut at number five on Billboard's World Chart for the week of 29 October 2011. It also top the import albums category in Japan's Oricon weekly chart.

Kim promoted the album by performing the title track "Lucky Guy", for which he released a music video, and "Do You Like That".

Lucky (Indian TV series)

Lucky is an Indian television fantasy-drama series that aired on Star Plus between 2006 and 2009. The show is about a man named Lucky played by actor Gautam Rode and was produced by Sagar Arts Productions and directed by Nisser Parvej.

He runs a fake antique store. One day he finds out he is the fifth Rakshak (is supposed to protect antiques from being stolen). After that incident in every episode he goes on an adventure to save antiques with the help of Inder Mohan Sharma (Gyan Prakash Sharma), Acharya Joshi a 500-year-old friendly ghost, ( Anang Desai), and Captain Paswan (Banwarilal Jhol).

The show had hour-long episodes with each episode featuring different adventures of Lucky. It had Gautam Rode, Anang Desai and Navni Parihar playing regular roles. Amit Behl and Mouli Ganguly have also made episodic appearances in the show.

Lucky (The Secret Circle)

"Lucky" is the 16th episode of the first season of the CW television series The Secret Circle, and the series' 16th episode overall. It was aired on March 15, 2012. The episode was written by Katie Wech and it was directed by Joshua Butler.

Lucky (name)

Lucky, as a given name or surname, may refer to:

Lucky (Towa Tei album)

Lucky is the eighth full-length release from Towa Tei released in 2013. The music stays in the same electronic style as his previous work, Sunny. The album includes collaborations with artists such as Yukihiro Takahashi, Ayaka Nakata, Predawn, Taprikk Sweezee, Ringo Sheena.

The cover was painting by Yayoi Kusama who also participates on the last track, "Love Forever", saying a little poem.

Category:2013 albums

Usage examples of "lucky".

I guess that was one of the few times when I was lucky to be black, because the older Aboriginal girls always gave us black babies an extra kiss and cuddle.

To think how when I find this lucky star, And stand beneath it, like the Wise of old, I shall mount upward on a golden car, Girt round with glory unto worlds afar, While Earth amazed the wonder shall behold, That bears me unto happiness untold!

Lucky for me I met up with someone my own size, Alec thought, inspecting the boots more closely.

One lucky person will receive the alexandrite, but in order to be fair to all, no one must mention the rare gem.

I was somewhere else, and Amaranth was there, and they told me what a lucky man I was.

The virtue claimed for that piece of parchment by the man who had sold it to me was that it insured its lucky possessor the love of all women, but I trust my readers will do me the justice to believe that I had no faith whatever in amorous philtres, talismans, or amulets of any kind: I had purchased it only for a joke.

He would not after all be lucky enough to sit under that oak on that dreamed hillside someday with a miraculously saved Weed Atman, in some 1980s world of the future.

Has it struck you, Bora, that you are blessedly lucky to be alive and sane?

The identification codes that Broder had sent him were good then, and a lucky thing.

The identification codes that Broder had sent hir were good then, and a lucky thing.

Those lucky, I simpler times were bygone with the era of upward mobility, of rising divorce rates and single-parent homes.

By a lucky chance I came across her in a poor and wretched street, and I was fortunate enough to insure her happiness.

I sometimes speak to him in my mind, and tell him how lucky I am and how kind you and Chad and Sam have been to me.

I told him that the only arrangement I would accept was the payment of the six thousand francs, and that they might think themselves very lucky that I did not insist on having my interest, and thus repaying myself in part for the sums they had cheated out of me.

We certainly find it preferable to nailing everyone into place with clientship and patronage for the benefit of those lucky enough to born to the right parents.