- Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence, especially a favourable one.
- The raffle is just a matter of luck.
- Sometimes it takes a bit of luck to get success.
- I couldn't believe my luck when I found a fifty dollar bill on the street.
- Gilbert had some bad luck yesterday — he got pick-pocketed and lost fifty dollars.
- A superstitious feeling that brings fortune or success.
- He blew on the dice for luck.
- I wish you lots of luck for the exam tomorrow.
- I tried for ages to find a pair of blue suede shoes, but didn't have any luck.
- He has a lot of luck with the ladies, perhaps it is because of his new motorbike.
- (video games, computing) The results of a random number generator.
- The creators of tool-assisted speedrun often manipulate a lot of luck to get the most favorable results in order to save the most time.
- French: chance, veine (familiar), bol (informal), cul (vulgar)
- German: Glück
- Italian: fortuna
- Portuguese: sorte
- Russian: уда́ча
- Spanish: suerte
luck (lucks, present participle lucking; past and past participle lucked)
- (intransitive) To succeed by chance.
- His plan lucked out.
- (intransitive) To rely on luck.
- No plan. We're just to going to have to luck through.
- (transitive) To carry out relying on luck.
- Our plan is to luck it through.