adjective, luck·i·er, luck·i·est.
Examples from the Web for luckiest
Yet today l consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.The Stacks: The Day Lou Gehrig Delivered Baseball’s Gettysburg Address|Ray Robinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At their luckiest, some writers skewer the present while accidentally anticipating events to come.This 1979 Novel Predicted Putin’s Invasion Of Crimea|Michael Weiss|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though, I still do run the Bobcat from time to time … I swear, my timing has made me the luckiest Marine.A Man to Believe In: Eulogy for Marine Master Sergeant Aaron Torian|Elliot Ackerman|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The luckiest of them proceeded through the snow to a playground where Hoffman had often taken his three children.Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Mourner’s Playground|Michael Daly|February 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Until that day comes, CG Technology CEO Lee Amaitis might be the luckiest man in Las Vegas.Las Vegas Betting Scandal Earns $5.5 Million Fine but the Boss Walks|John L. Smith|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This apparent misfortune was, in the end, one of the luckiest things that could have happened to him.Curiosities of Impecuniosity|H. G. Somerville
"Luckiest thing for me that ever struck the trail, that young feller is," he began.Ross Grant Tenderfoot|John Garland
Well, it was the luckiest thing ever happened–you getting lost and me getting hurt.Jessica Trent: Her Life on a Ranch|Evelyn Raymond
Mr. Roezl was the luckiest and most experienced of collectors, and he took special pains with this unique shipment.About Orchids|Frederick Boyle
If Dudley does not account himself the luckiest young fellow in the kingdom, he's not worthy of his good fortune.One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for luckiest
adjective luckier or luckiest
Word Origin and History for luckiest
mid-15c., of persons; 1540s, of actions or objects, "likely to bring luck;" from luck + -y (2). Meaning "occurring by chance" is 1590s. Related: Luckier; luckiest; luckiness. Lucky break is attested from 1884 in billiards; 1872 as "failure or break-down which turns out to be fortunate." Lucky Strike as the name of a brand of cigarettes (originally chewing tobacco) popular mid-20c. is said to date from 1871; popular from 1935 when the brand’s maker picked up sponsorship of "Your Hit Parade" on radio.
Idioms and Phrases with luckiest
see born under a lucky star; strike it rich (lucky); thank one's lucky stars.