Lady Luck

Idiom

Lady Luck

Definition

An idiom used to describe good luck, particularly when it comes in unexpected or fortuitous ways.

Examples

I must have had Lady Luck on my side – I was able to find a parking spot right in front of the store.

You’d better hope for a little Lady Luck if you want to get that job!

It looks like Lady Luck was smiling on us – we got the perfect seats for the concert!

Origin

Believed to have originated in the 16th century, and is thought to have been derived from the personification of luck as a lady or goddess.

FAQs

What does the phrase ‘Lady Luck’ mean?

An idiom that refers to good luck, particularly when it comes unexpectedly.

Where did the phrase ‘Lady Luck’ come from?

Believed to have originated in the 16th century, and is thought to have been derived from the personification of luck as a lady or goddess.