Associations to the word «Luck»


LUCK, noun. Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence.
LUCK, noun. A superstitious feeling that brings fortune or success.
LUCK, noun. Success
LUCK, verb. (intransitive) To succeed by chance.
LUCK, verb. (intransitive) To rely on luck.
LUCK, verb. (transitive) To carry out relying on luck.
LUCK, proper noun. A surname​.
LUCK IN, verb. (idiomatic) (US) (Canada) (Australia) To experience good luck; to be fortunate or lucky.
LUCK OF THE DRAW, noun. (idiomatic) The random production of favorable or unfavorable results; chance.
LUCK OUT, verb. (colloquial) (idiomatic) (American) To experience great luck; to be extremely fortunate or lucky.
LUCK PENNIES, noun. Plural of luck penny
LUCK PENNY, noun. A small sum given back for luck to one who pays money.

Dictionary definition

LUCK, noun. Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion".
LUCK, noun. An unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance".
LUCK, noun. An unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome; "it was my good luck to be there"; "they say luck is a lady"; "it was as if fortune guided his hand".

Wise words

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