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Wheel of Fortune


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  • proper n. The wheel of Fortune.
  • proper n. A wheel of fortune; a big six wheel.
  • proper n. A television game show where word puzzles are solved by filling in the letters, presumably derived from the wheel that the goddess Fortuna spun.


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  • And Wheel of Fortune which is set in Wales, deals with Edward III.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • More people watch reruns of Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! than watch Fox News and MSNBC combined.

    Matthew Dowd: Common Sense

  • TV dinners, Wheel of Fortune, and Derv Griffin was his nightly routine.

    The Gift

  • She had a lovely smile, and reminded me vaguely of Vanna White, co-host of the program Wheel of Fortune.


  • Joel is the same way; he needs time to unwind and relax as well, although when he wants to recharge his batteries, he likes to sit in his big chair in the bedroom and watch Wheel of Fortune.

    Daily Readings from Love Your Life

  • Living directly below Ricardo is Harrison Montgomery Martin Landau, an eccentric old geezer who has spent years watching Wheel of Fortune.

    George Heymont: Three Unforgettable Characters

  • The Wheel of Fortune showed a sphinx holding a wheel between its paws.

    Dark Oracle

  • The Wheel of Fortune also speaks of taking risks and accepting the consequences, whether good or bad.

    Dark Oracle

  • She did not type it because she couldn't bear to sit in a corner and write where children play and Wheel of Fortune blares.


  • Chances are we would watch Wheel of Fortune and play Hearts while eating pizza.

    Hope Unseen


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