from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or attended by good luck. See Synonyms at happy.
- adj. Occurring by chance; fortuitous.
- adj. Believed to bring good luck: hoped to draw a lucky number.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Favoured by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune. Said of persons.
- adj. Producing, or resulting in, good chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Favored by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune; -- said of persons.
- adj. Producing, or resulting in, good by chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Favored by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success: as, a lucky adventurer.
- Producing good by chance or unexpectedly: favorable; auspicious: as, a lucky adventure; a lucky time; a lucky cast.
- Bulky; full; superabundant: as, lucky measure.
- Synonyms and Fortunate, etc. See happy.
- n. See the phrase.
- More than enough; too: as, lucky severe; lucky long.
- n. An elderly woman; a grandam; goody: prefixed to a person's name: as, Lucky M‘Laren.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. occurring by chance
- adj. having or bringing good fortune
- adj. presaging or likely to bring good luck
From Middle English *lukky, *luckie, equivalent to luck + -y. Cognate with Scots lucky ("lucky"), West Frisian lokkich ("lucky, fortunate"), Dutch gelukkig ("lucky, forntunate, happy"). Compare also Danish lykkelig ("happy"), Swedish lycklig ("happy, lucky"). (Wiktionary)