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fluke

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   /fluːk/ informal
something good that has happened that is the result of chance instead of skill or planning: The first goal was just a fluke.
fluky
adjective (flukier, flukiest) (also flukey) uk   us   /ˈfluː.ki/
Translations of “fluke”
in Vietnamese trò may rủi…
in Spanish chiripa, racha de suerte…
in Thai การโชคดีโดยบังเอิญ…
in Malaysian nasib…
in French coup de chance…
in German der Dusel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 僥倖, 偶然, 意外…
in Indonesian kebetulan…
in Russian счастливая случайность…
in Turkish şans…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侥幸, 偶然, 意外…
in Polish fuks…
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