chanceful

[ chans-fuh l, chahns- ]
/ ˈtʃæns fəl, ˈtʃɑns- /
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adjective

full of chance or chances.
Archaic.
  1. dependent on chance.
  2. risky.

Nearby words

  1. chance,
  2. chance it,
  3. chance music,
  4. chance on,
  5. chance-medley,
  6. chancefully,
  7. chancel,
  8. chancellery,
  9. chancellor,
  10. chancellor of the duchy of lancaster

Origin of chanceful

First recorded in 1585–95; chance + -ful

Related formschance·ful·ly, adverb

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Examples from the Web for chanceful

  • None the less, his brain was busy with the chanceful possibilities.

    The Price|Francis Lynde