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English definition of “lucky”

lucky

adjective     /ˈlʌk.i/
A2 having good things happen to you by chance: "I'm going on holiday." "Lucky you!" The lucky winner will be able to choose from three different holidays. [+ to infinitive] They're lucky to have such a nice office to work in. He's lucky that he wasn't fired. It sounds as if you had a lucky escape (= by good chance you were able to avoid something dangerous or unpleasant). We'll be lucky if we get there by midnight at this rate (= we might get there by midnight or it might be later).Good luck and bad luck B1 bringing good luck: a lucky charm Six is my lucky number. Grammar:Luck and luckyWe use the noun luck and the adjective lucky to talk about good things happening by chance, and not because of our own efforts:See more
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