luck

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luck is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
luck

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
luck

Plural
none

  1. (uncountable) Someone who has good luck is someone who regularly has good things happen to them, almost as if by magic.
    Many people believe the number 13 will bring you bad luck.

Verb[change]

Plain form
luck

Third-person singular
lucks

Past tense
lucked

Past participle
lucked

Present participle
lucking

  1. (intransitive) To succeed by chance.
    He lucked into a great job.

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