Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. With or by favorable chance: Luckily, the police came right away.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a lucky manner; by good fortune; fortunately.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a lucky manner; by good fortune; fortunately; -- used in a good sense.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a lucky manner; fortunately; by good fortune; with a favorable issue: as, luckily we escaped injury.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. by good fortune

Etymologies

lucky +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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