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happy-go-lucky

[ hap-ee-goh-luhk-ee ]
/ ˈhæp i goʊˈlʌk i /
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adjective

trusting cheerfully to luck; happily unworried or unconcerned.

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Origin of happy-go-lucky

First recorded in 1665–75
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happy-go-lucky

adjective

carefree or easy-going
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