from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. With or by favorable chance: Luckily, the police came right away.
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- 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
Once you do, you should be able to add things to the bucket, which luckily is already filled with water.
And luckily is made stronger by the experience rather than broken by it.
The third snack, Chivda luckily is very easy to make.
It was not the first time that Raymon had seen a woman take love seriously, although such cases are rare, luckily for society; but he knew that promises of love do not bind the honor, again luckily for society.
So little can you do so, that it would have remained a disputed question -- had not the name luckily been inscribed on some Syracusan coins -- whether the head upon them was meant for Arethusa at all; and, continually, it becomes a question respecting finished statues, if without attributes,
And why "luckily" - if you had let the Jocks stay you might have invented something, a tyre say, or a telephone or even penicillin or antisepsis (Just couldn't resist that - and I'm not even a Jock!).
a disputed question -- had not the name luckily been inscribed on some
The hard drive itself, luckily, is fine, so I haven’t lost anything, it’s just inconvenient to get to.
M. Renan, whose name luckily was quite unknown to Catherine, as to the state of things in the French Chamber.
He talked of Paris, of a conversation he had had with M. Renan, whose name luckily was quite unknown to Catherine, as to the state of things in the French Chamber.