no such luck Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “no such luck” in the English Dictionary

"no such luck" in British English

See all translations

no such luck

informal used when you are ​disappointed that something that you ​hoped for did not ​happen : I was ​ratherhoping it would ​rain today and I wouldn't have to go for a ​walk, but no such luck.
(Definition of no such luck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “no such luck”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没那么走运…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒那麽走運…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“no such luck” in British English

Word of the Day


someone who tries to help two groups who disagree to reach an agreement with each other, usually as a job

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

climate justice noun
climate justice noun
October 12, 2015
the holding to account of those responsible for climate change and reparation for those most affected by it I just finished reading the pope’s message to the world on climate justice.I feel energized and have joined a group of people at my church, St. Joseph University Parish, who feel the same.

Read More