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lucky

luck·y

lucky

 
 
pronunciation:
luh ki
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Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
inflections: luckier, luckiest
definition 1: resulting from or having good fortune.
It was lucky that an ambulance was near.You're a lucky man to have a wonderful family and a job that you love.
synonyms:
blessed, fortunate, happy, providential
antonyms:
hapless, luckless, poor, unfortunate, unlucky
similar words:
auspicious, fortuitous, opportune, propitious
definition 2: believed to bring good fortune.
Seven is my lucky number.He wears his lucky socks at every game.
similar words:
charmed, magic, magical
derivation: luckiness (n.)
Word Parts
The word lucky contains the following part:
-y1, -ey Old English adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by; full of; tending to
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The suffix -y1, -ey attaches to nouns and a few verbs to form adjectives.