[ floo-kee ]
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adjective,fluk·i·er, fluk·i·est.
  1. obtained by chance rather than skill.

  2. uncertain, as a wind.

Origin of fluky

First recorded in 1865–70; fluke2 + -y1

Other words from fluky

  • fluk·i·ness, noun

Words Nearby fluky

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How to use fluky in a sentence

  • 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



/ (ˈfluːkɪ) /

adjectiveflukier or flukiest informal
  1. done or gained by an accident, esp a lucky one

  2. variable; uncertain: fluky weather

Derived forms of fluky

  • flukiness, noun

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