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luckily

[ luhk-uh-lee ]
/ ˈlʌk ə li /
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adverb

by good luck; fortunately: Luckily we had enough money.

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RELATED WORDS

fortunately, favorably, opportunely, propitiously, providentially

Nearby words

luck into, luck of the devil, luck of the draw, luck out, luckie, luckily, luckless, lucklessly, lucknow, luckpenny, lucky

Origin of luckily

First recorded in 1520–30; lucky1 + -ly
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adv.

1520s, from lucky + -ly (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper