Definition of Flukey

1. Adjective. Subject to accident or chance or change. "An iffy proposition"

Exact synonyms: Chancy, Fluky, Iffy
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Uncertain
Derivative terms: Fluke, Fluke



Definition of Flukey

1. Adjective. lucky ¹

2. Adjective. unstable, prone to rapid and unpredictable changes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flukey

1. fluky [adj FLUKIER, FLUKIEST] - See also: fluky

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flukey

fluidram
fluidrams
fluids
fluids and secretions
fluier
fluiest
fluish
flukan
flukans
fluke
fluked
flukelike
flukes
flukeworm
flukeworms
flukey (current term)
flukier
flukiest
flukily
flukiness
flukinesses
fluking
flukish
fluky
flulike
flumazenil
flumazepil
flume
flumed
flumen

Literary usage of Flukey

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1. Settler's Guide and Farmer's Handbook by Western Australia Dept. of Agriculture, L. Lindley-Cowen (1897)
"A number of flukey sheep were brought on to a property which, though containing several nasty spots, was always free from fluke. The sheep were kept on the ..."

2. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1881)
"Before long the wind fell very faint and flukey, Latona, Florinda, ... forties was sailed, or rather drifted, in a mean flukey wind, when Norman again beat ..."

3. Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads by John Avery Lomax (1918)
"He was a rookey, so flukey, He was a jim dandy you all will agree, ' He said without fear, " Before I'ma year In the Army, great changes you'll see. ..."

4. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association by American Veterinary Medical Association. (1916)
"... all the sheep coming from one of the river deltas are flukey, yet sheep have been kept there for many years at a profit. It would appear from the above, ..."

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