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Origin of fluke1
Words nearby fluke
Definition for fluke (2 of 3)
Origin of fluke2
Definition for fluke (3 of 3)
Origin of fluke3
OTHER WORDS FROM flukefluke·less, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for fluke
In 1989, a newly registered Republican in Louisiana named David Duke won his only election by a fluke.
“Sandra Fluke Aborts Congressional Bid,” read another headline on Breitbart after Fluke opted to run instead for the state Senate.
From the moment the word was out that Fluke was considering a run for office, she was the subject of right-wing side-eye.
Having her as our guest was a fluke of Divine Order and a true example of Ask and You shall receive.
It was a chance occurrence, something of a fluke, but it was meant to be.Sandi Thom On How To Make It As A Female Rock Star|Sandi Thom|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Fluke, a very late potato, is a great favorite with many who produce for market.The $100 Prize Essay on the Cultivation of the Potato; and How to Cook the Potato|D. H. Compton and Pierre Blot
I seen a crocodile bite the fluke of an anchor same as I chew that quid.Ulysses|James Joyce
Close by where it leaped a large whale lifted its fluke almost perpendicularly out of the water and thrashed it into foam.A Summer's Outing|Carter H. Harrison
Occasionally Mr Fluke stopped him to ask a question, then said, “Go on, go on.”Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs|William H. G. Kingston
In 1790 Menzies likewise described and figured a fluke about two inches long.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold