Definition of Fluky

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

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



Definition of Fluky

1. a. Formed like, or having, a fluke.

Definition of Fluky

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of flukey) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fluky

1. happening by or depending on chance [adj FLUKIER, FLUKIEST] : FLUKILY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fluky

flukans
fluke
fluked
flukelike
flukes
flukeworm
flukeworms
flukey
flukier
flukiest
flukily
flukiness
flukinesses
fluking
flukish
fluky (current term)
flulike
flumazenil
flumazepil
flume
flumed
flumen
flumes
flumethasone
flumethiazide
flumina
flumina pilorum
fluming
fluminous
flumioxazin

Literary usage of Fluky

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1. Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Males: Closing the Achievement Gapby Alfred W. Tatum by Alfred W. Tatum (2005)
"fluky Flan To strengthen students' understanding of the reading process, I present them with what I call the fluky Flan text: fluky Flan flubbed and ..."

2. Arizona, Prehistoric, Aboriginal, Pioneer, Modern: The Nation's Youngest by James H. McClintock (1916)
"Here is a sample: No me mires con esos tus ojos, (Fluke-fluky-fluke; plink, ... (fluky-fluky-fluke; plink-plink.) Que me mata! que me mata! tu mirar. ..."

3. The Story of Arizona by William Henry Robinson (1919)
"Here is one song that Bourke quotes, guitar accompaniment and all: "No me mires con esos tus ojos, (Fluke-fluky-fluke; plink, ..."

4. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1896)
"I say, pilot, I am afraid it will be a fluky day. ... Now, on a fluky day it's an everybody's chance on, and it's curious how much see-sawing takes place on ..."

5. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1878)
"however, of a somewhat fluky character, as, but for the wind dying away, Lord Hastings appeared to have the affair comfortably in hand. ..."

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