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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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
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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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

lucky dip

n (at fair) → pesca miracolosa
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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References in periodicals archive ?
The anniversary will also see Specsavers give out 10 free pairs of glasses to customers in a lucky dip whilst those who gets their hands on a voucher will receive a 25 per cent discount valid until June 30.
William and Sophie Richards have won PS1m on a lucky dip after he made an impromptu trip to the shops to pick up some mushy peas.
IMAGINE being told you'd scooped a jackpot lottery win - only to find out your prize was a PS2 lucky dip.
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A new Millionaire Raffle will guarantee at least one millionaire per draw and players who match two numbers will win a Lucky Dip ticket for a future draw.
Dressed as pirates, a queen and a 1920s flapper, the group's stall attracted those who wanted to have their face painted and receive a lucky dip prize.
Jane Lewis clinched the huge prize earlier this month after deciding to invest in a Lucky Dip for the first time since the competition began.
Leading mobile phones retailer, Axiom Telecom, has introduced a new Lucky Dip promotion offering shoppers over Dh1 million ($0.27 million) in prizes.
London, Feb 10 ( ANI ): Daniel Radcliffe refused to take the cash prize that he won in the lucky dip at a quiz as he felt he couldn't just "take their money."