Synonyms for lucky
- all systems go
- coming up roses
- everything going
- getting a break
- hit it big
- holding aces
- in the groove
- into something
- on a roll
- on a streak
- striking it rich
Antonyms for lucky
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LUCKY
"You must have been born under a lucky star, Robert," said the merchant.
It's lucky the captain knows nothing of my Wall Street speculations.
How lucky I did not write to my father that I had broken matters off.
"I'd say that I was lucky to have half of the half that's left," was Emma's prompt retort.
Do not fret over this: it is so lucky that you will soon be well again.
The lucky alarm of an influenza decided what might not have been decided quite so soon.
Everybody agreed that it was a good match and that Sarah was a lucky girl.
You're a lucky wee lad, so you are, to be getting paid to go to school.
Other times, when he was lucky, they would be waiting within a hundred yards of the barn.
"It's lucky harvest will be over; silo filling, too," was his only comment.
mid-15c., of persons; 1540s, of actions or objects, "likely to bring luck;" from luck + -y (2). Meaning "occurring by chance" is 1590s. Related: Luckier; luckiest; luckiness. Lucky break is attested from 1884 in billiards; 1872 as "failure or break-down which turns out to be fortunate." Lucky Strike as the name of a brand of cigarettes (originally chewing tobacco) popular mid-20c. is said to date from 1871; popular from 1935 when the brand’s maker picked up sponsorship of "Your Hit Parade" on radio.