Definitions

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  • adverb In a fluky way; with unexpected luck.

Etymologies

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fluky +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Australia and Ponting got lucky then, when Peter Siddle flukily bowled England's last recognised batsman, Matthew Prior, off body and gloves.

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  • I was out for four, bowled neck-and-crop second ball having, in a blind panic, flukily inside-edged my first delivery to the fine-leg boundary.

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  • That if this is a standard, just random occurrence, if he flukily has a car accident, you know, you're not quite sure why he's making promises if something will or won't happen in the future.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2009

  • That if this is a standard, just random occurrence, if he flukily (ph) has a car accident, you know, you're not quite sure why he's making promises if something will or won't happen in the future.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2009

  • JON WERTHEIM, SENIOR WRITER, "SPORTS ILLUSTRATED": That's definitely the line that gets the yellow highlighter, that if this is a standard random occurrence, if he flukily has a car accident, you're not quite sure why he's making promises that something will or won't happen in the future.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2009

  • Then, despite not really understanding what was going on half the time, I managed to flukily win the first game while monkeyssk8 stumbled around between the toilet, the front garden and the internet (here is her blow-by-blow audio account of the game, kindly hosted by shewho).

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  • If this is a standard, just random occurrence, if he flukily has a car accident, you're not sure why he's making promises something will or won't happen in the future.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2009

  • Then, despite not really understanding what was going on half the time, I managed to flukily win the first game while monkeyssk8 stumbled around between the toilet, the front garden and the internet (here is her blow-by-blow audio account of the game, kindly hosted by shewho).

    June 23rd, 2007

  • If this is a standard just random occurrence, if he flukily has a car accident, you know, you're not quite sure why he's making promises that something will or won't happen in the future.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2009

  • The next man came in and played flukily but successfully through the rest of the over.

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