Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “lucky dip”

lucky dip

noun [C] uk   UK us  
a game in which you pay to pick a prize out of a container with many different prizes in it, without being able to see what you are picking
Compare
Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
(Definition of lucky dip from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of lucky dip?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “lucky dip”

Word of the Day

throw

to send something through the air with force, especially by a sudden movement of the arm

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More