- obtained by chance rather than skill.
- uncertain, as a wind.
Origin of fluky
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Examples from the Web for fluky
I went to school in the Murray Ranges, and carried salt to fluky sheep.A Tramp's Notebook
We got under way soon after breakfast, but the wind was fluky and we drifted rather than sailed.A Floating Home
He survived an over from de Freece, and hit a fast change bowler who had been put on at the other end for a couple of fluky fours.Mike
P. G. Wodehouse
- done or gained by an accident, esp a lucky one
- variable; uncertainfluky weather
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Word Origin and History for fluky
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