adjective, luck·i·er, luck·i·est.
SYNONYMS FOR lucky
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OTHER WORDS FROM luckyluck·i·ness, noun
Definition for lucky (2 of 2)
noun, plural luck·ies.Scot.
Example sentences from the Web for lucky
She was luckier than Kim Chol, vice minister of the army, who was executed with a mortar round in October 2012.Kim Jong-un’s Ex-Lover Reportedly ‘Executed by Firing Squad’|The Telegraph|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One 17-year-old male lost a forearm in 2012, while a 20-year-old was luckier and escaped with a just bite to his ankle.Fireworks, Lightning, Riding Lawnmowers and Other Summer Menaces|Trevor Butterworth|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They were luckier than the seven who were shot on this same corer in February.Chicago Gangs Go ‘Wilding’ Amid Rising Gun Violence in Obama’s Hometown|Michael Daly|August 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Lev, the son of a Moscow intelligentsia family, was luckier than the fictional Ivan Denisovich.‘Just Send Me Word’ by Orlando Figes: Life and Love in the Gulag|Owen Matthews|June 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Ibi Roncaioli, already married to a wealthy doctor, got even luckier in 1991, when she won $5 million in the lottery.
Passengers bound west of that sinfully thriving town were luckier, as a rule, if they went by stage.Warrior Gap|Charles King
He went slowly back to the restaurant, begrudging Bobby to the luckier caretaker.Greyfriars Bobby|Eleanor Atkinson
Either Bunny was luckier than Buck, or a better tackler; opinion stood divided.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
Some of them squatted down in the muddy road, the luckier ones managed to lean their backs against the slimy walls.The Elusive Pimpernel|Baroness Emmuska Orczy
You are luckier than I; there isn't a soul in the world to do as much for me.The Definite Object|Jeffery Farnol
British Dictionary definitions for lucky
adjective luckier or luckiest
Derived forms of luckyluckily, adverbluckiness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with lucky
see born under a lucky star; strike it rich (lucky); thank one's lucky stars.