obtained by chance rather than skill.
uncertain, as a wind.
- fluk·i·ness, noun
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How to use fluky in a sentence
It was a fluky injury on a routine fast break during a lopsided game, yet another round of the terrible luck that has marked Durant’s tenure in Brooklyn.Kevin Durant’s knee sprain hits Nets where it hurts the most | Ben Golliver | January 17, 2022 | Washington Post
The Cardinals, meanwhile, are proving there’s nothing fluky about their 6-0 start.What to know from NFL Week 6: Bill Belichick let Mike McCarthy off the hook | Adam Kilgore | October 18, 2021 | Washington Post
The Saints have had some fluky playoff exits in the past few years, and while this wasn’t one of them, it feels like Brees should perhaps have more than one Super Bowl ring by this point.One Super Bowl Isn’t Enough For Some Legacies, Apparently | Sarah Shachat | January 19, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
I went to school in the Murray Ranges, and carried salt to fluky sheep.A Tramp's Notebook | Morley Roberts
We got under way soon after breakfast, but the wind was fluky and we drifted rather than sailed.A Floating Home | Cyril Ionides
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
British Dictionary definitions for fluky
done or gained by an accident, esp a lucky one
variable; uncertain: fluky weather
- flukiness, noun
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