lucky dip


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lucky dip

n
1. a barrel or box filled with sawdust and small prizes for which children search
2. informal an undertaking of uncertain outcome
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lucky dip - a game in which prizes (e.g., candies or coins) are concealed in a container and for a small sum a player can draw one out at random
lottery, drawing - players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.lucky dip - a selection or decision purely at random; "their system of hiring people seemed to be a sort of lucky dip"
random sampling - the selection of a random sample; each element of the population has an equal chance of been selected
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
غُرْفَة حَظ
tombola
fiskedam
szerencsés fogás/találat
lukkudráttur
torbadan çekilen piyango

lucky dip

n˜ Glückstopf m; it’s something of a lucky dip (fig)es ist Glücksache

lucky dip

n (at fair) → pesca miracolosa

luck

(lak) noun
1. the state of happening by chance. Whether you win or not is just luck – there's no skill involved.
2. something good which happens by chance. She has all the luck!
ˈluckless adjective
unfortunate. luckless children.
ˈlucky adjective
1. having good luck. He was very lucky to escape alive.
2. bringing good luck. a lucky number; a lucky charm.
ˈluckily adverb
ˈluckiness noun
lucky dip
a form of amusement at a fair etc in which prizes are drawn from a container without the taker seeing what he is getting.
bad luck!
an expression of sympathy for someone who has failed or been unlucky.
good luck!
an expression of encouragement made to someone who is about to take part in a competition, sit an exam etc. She wished him good luck.
worse luck!
most unfortunately!. He's allowing me to go, but he's coming too, worse luck!
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But after 821 fruitless attempts the couple last week decided to buy a random lucky dip for the first time.
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A TILER was down to his last few quid when a lucky dip ticket earned him a pounds 2.