Definition of Good luck

1. Noun. An auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes.

Exact synonyms: Good Fortune, Luckiness
Generic synonyms: Circumstances, Destiny, Fate, Fortune, Lot, Luck, Portion
Specialized synonyms: Prosperity, Successfulness, Blessing, Boon
Antonyms: Misfortune, Bad Luck
Derivative terms: Lucky, Lucky, Lucky

2. Noun. A stroke of luck.
Exact synonyms: Fluke, Good Fortune
Generic synonyms: Fortune, Luck
Specialized synonyms: Serendipity
Derivative terms: Flukey, Fluky

3. Noun. An unexpected piece of good luck. "He finally got his big break"
Exact synonyms: Break, Happy Chance
Generic synonyms: Accident, Chance Event, Fortuity, Stroke

Definition of Good luck

1. Interjection. A phrase said to wish fortune on someone or as encouragement. ¹

2. Noun. Positive fortune. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Good Luck

good guy
good guys
good health
good heavens
good hiding
good house
good humor
good humour
good humouredness
good job
good jobs
good length
good lick
good looking
good looks
good luck
good luck charm
good manners
good morning
good mornings
good morrow
good nature
good naturedness
good news
good night
good now
good offices
good ol'
good ol' boy
good ol' boys

Literary usage of Good luck

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"good luck was brought about by the agency of " his good genius," and ill luck by that of his " evil genius." Genius Loci (Latin). ..."

2. Howard Pyle: A Record of His Illustrations and Writings by Willard Samuel Morse, Gertrude Brincklé (1921)
"II. Woman's Wit A Piece of good luck. I. A Piece of good luck. II. The Fruit of Happiness Not a ..."

3. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies by James Boswell (1799)
"Here lies good master duck, Whom Samuel Johnson trod on; If it had liv'd, it had been good luck, For then we'd had an odd one" There is surely internal ..."

4. Miscellanies (second Series) by Austin Dobson (1901)
""good luck to Your Fishing." "good luck TO YOUR FISHING 1" (For a Picture by GF Watts, RA) * OOD luck to your fishing 1 And what have you caught ? ..."

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