Definitions of luck

  1. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome; "it was my good luck to be there"; "they say luck is a lady"; "it was as if fortune guided his hand" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. That which happens to a person; an event, good or ill, affecting one's interests or happiness, and which is deemed casual; a course or series of such events regarded as occurring by chance; chance; hap; fate; fortune; often, one's habitual or characteristic fortune; as, good, bad, ill, or hard luck. Luck is often used for good luck; as, luck is better than skill. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An event happening by chance or accident; fortune, either good or bad; success. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Fortune, good or bad: chance: lot: good fortune. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Fortune; chance. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Fortune that chances, whether good or bad; good fortune. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. An event, good or ill, affecting any one; fortune; chance; casual event. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for luck

  1. Good luck to you, my lad! – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. Well, we will wish them luck – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett