What does lucky mean?

Definitions for lucky
ˈlʌk ilucky

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lucky.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lucky(adj)

    occurring by chance

    "a lucky escape"; "a lucky guess"

  2. lucky(adj)

    having or bringing good fortune

    "my lucky day"; "a lucky man"

  3. golden, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous(adj)

    presaging or likely to bring good luck

    "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"

Wiktionary

  1. lucky(Adjective)

    Favoured by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune. Said of persons.

  2. lucky(Adjective)

    Producing, or resulting in, good chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lucky

    favored by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune; -- said of persons; as, a lucky adventurer

  2. Lucky

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

Freebase

  1. Lucky

    "Lucky" is a song by American recording artist Britney Spears, taken from her second studio album Oops!... I Did It Again. 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 teen pop and dance-pop song tells a story about a famous pop star named Lucky, who, despite seemingly having it all – fame, wealth, beauty – is truly lonely and unhappy on the inside. It received positive reviews 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, Europe, 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. Country singer Taylor Swift performed the song on her Speak Now World Tour in 2011.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lucky

    Luckie, luk′i, n. (Scot.) an elderly woman.

  2. Lucky

    luk′i, n. (slang) departure.—Cut one's lucky, to bolt.

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    Song lyrics by lucky -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by lucky on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lucky' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2768

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lucky' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1255

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lucky' in Adjectives Frequency: #320

How to pronounce lucky?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lucky in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lucky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of lucky in a Sentence

  1. Ben Stiller:

    First of all, I don’t remember that happening, but I am sure it did, and then I heard that there was a documentary or something and she [was asked] ‘what do you think of Ben Stiller?’ And she said ‘lucky’ or something… So then the beef started.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Belt buckles really pretty much don't stop stabbing, they turn, they twist, things slide off them -- pretty lucky if that happened.

  3. Anna Harrington:

    I'm saving and spending the same amounts as before -- I'm lucky that my job is secure. But this past summer, I bought the oddest things I never would have normally bought -- a sunrise alarm clock, pink fuzzy bunny slippers, the entire Buffy the Vampire CD collection, and vintage furniture from the 1970s.

  4. Jason Cronshaw:

    Right now we are only operating one day a week and we’re probably lucky to have 10 passengers a day, on that one day.

  5. Raquel Welch:

    I was lucky that one of my first movies, 'One Million Years B.C.' was made in Europe by a British company. The Brits, and a lot of the rest of Europe, seemed to really love exotic women. The fact that I was American and exotic just made me more appealing to them.

Images & Illustrations of lucky

  1. luckyluckyluckyluckylucky

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