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also fluk·ey  (flo͞o′kē)
adj. fluk·i·er, fluk·i·est
1. Resulting from or depending on mere chance.
2. Constantly shifting; uncertain: a fluky wind.

[From fluke.]

fluk′i·ly adv.
fluk′i·ness n.
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(ˈfluːkɪ) or


adj, flukier or flukiest
1. done or gained by an accident, esp a lucky one
2. variable; uncertain: fluky weather.
ˈflukiness n
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or fluk•ey

(ˈflu ki)

adj. fluk•i•er, fluk•i•est.
1. obtained or happening by chance rather than skill.
2. uncertain, as a wind; changeable.
fluk′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fluky - subject to accident or chance or change; "a chancy appeal at best"; "getting that job was definitely fluky"; "a fluky wind"; "an iffy proposition"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
uncertain - not certain to occur; not inevitable; "everything is uncertain about the army"; "the issue is uncertain"
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[ˈfluːkɪ] ADJafortunado
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adj (inf) windwechselnd; that was a fluky goaldas war ein Zufallstreffer
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Then out of nothing came the flukiest goal you could get, a bad mistake from the goalkeeper but you take it.
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And other scorers copied his salute, so that now the scorer of the flukiest goal of the season shoots his arm to the sky wherever football is played, on huge Premiership grounds, on village greens, in streets where lamp-posts become goal-posts.
United need to beat Chelsea today to keep the title race alive - and there isn't a Red out there who wouldn't be happy to see their team defend like dervishes before winning with the flukiest goal imaginable.
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Victory at Blackburn was secured by Jamie Redknapp's miscued shot in the last minute, which the Tottenham midfielder called 'the flukiest goal of my career".
Freddie Kanoute set the tone of the afternoon when he scored one the flukiest goals of his career to give West Ham the lead after only four minutes at Upton Park.
Fortune is certainly frowning on Harriers as the flukiest of own goals and the hugely-contentious penalty testified on Saturday.