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Luckly vs. Luckily: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Aimie Carlson || By Janet White || Updated on March 13, 2024
"Luckly" is incorrect. The correct spelling is "Luckily," meaning "in a fortunate manner."

Which is correct: Luckly or Luckily

How to spell Luckily?

Luckly is Incorrect

Luckily is Correct


Key Differences

Visualize "luck" with a smile, showing it's lucky, then add "-ily."
Think: “I'm lucky I remembered the ‘i’ in luckily!”
Recall common adverbs ending in "-ily," like "easily" or "quickly."
Remember that "luckily" has the word "luck" in it, followed by "-ily," just like "happily" or "easily."
Associate "luck" with a four-leaf clover; four leaves, two 'l's.

Correct usage of Luckily

He found his keys luckly before leaving the house.
He found his keys luckily before leaving the house.
The team played poorly but luckly still won the game.
The team played poorly but luckily still won the game.
She luckly won a prize in the raffle.
She luckily won a prize in the raffle.
Luckly, the weather cleared up for the picnic.
Luckily, the weather cleared up for the picnic.
Luckly, we arrived just in time to catch the train.
Luckily, we arrived just in time to catch the train.

Luckily Definitions

By chance or in a favorable way.
Luckily, the rain stopped just before the outdoor concert began.
In a fortunate manner or by good fortune.
Luckily, I found my lost keys in the sofa.
Indicating relief or thankfulness for a positive outcome.
Luckily, she had a backup of her work.
By a lucky chance or stroke of luck.
Luckily for us, the tickets were still available.
Expressing a favorable result in an unexpected situation.
He missed the bus, but luckily there was another one in five minutes.
With or by favorable chance
Luckily, the police came right away.
In a lucky manner; by good fortune; fortunately.
They luckily escaped injury.
In a lucky manner; by good fortune; fortunately; - used in a good sense; as, they luckily escaped injury.
By good fortune;
Fortunately the weather was good

Luckily Sentences

Luckily, the mistake was caught in time to fix it.
Luckily, the rain stopped just as we stepped outside.
She lost her wallet, but luckily someone turned it in.
We got lost, but luckily a friendly local helped us.
They arrived late but, luckily, the meeting was delayed.
Luckily, the vase didn’t break when it fell.
Luckily, the dog found its way home safely.
Luckily for us, there was one ticket left for the show.
Luckily, I remembered to bring an umbrella.
Luckily, the injury was not as bad as it looked.
I lost my way, but luckily, my phone had GPS.
Luckily, the test was easier than I expected.
I forgot my phone, but luckily, I didn't need it.
The elevator was out of service, but luckily we were on the first floor.
The car broke down, but luckily we were near a garage.
Luckily, we had just enough food for everyone.
Luckily, the package arrived just in time for his birthday.
Luckily, the error didn’t cost us too much.
Luckily, the flights were not canceled despite the weather.
We were stuck in traffic, but luckily we had music.
She felt sick in the morning but luckily felt better later.
We were almost out of gas, but luckily saw a gas station.
Luckily, the noise didn’t wake the baby.
The power went out, but luckily we had candles.
Luckily, the documents were recovered after the computer crash.


What is the pronunciation of Luckily?

It's pronounced as /ˈlʌkɪli/.

What is the verb form of Luckily?

"Luckily" is derived from the noun "luck." The verb would be "luck out," but it's colloquial.

What is the singular form of Luckily?

"Luckily" doesn't have singular or plural forms, as it's an adverb.

Which preposition is used with Luckily?

"For" as in "luckily for him."

Which conjunction is used with Luckily?

"But" as in "He missed the bus, but luckily there was another."

Is Luckily a noun or adjective?

Neither, it's an adverb.

Why is it called Luckily?

It's called "luckily" because it describes an action that occurred by luck or good fortune.

What is the root word of Luckily?

The root word is "luck."

What is the plural form of Luckily?

Adverbs don't have plural forms.

Is Luckily a negative or positive word?


Which vowel is used before Luckily?

"A" as in "a luckily timed decision."

Which article is used with Luckily?

No specific article is associated; any article can be used depending on the context.

Is Luckily an abstract noun?


Is Luckily an adverb?


Is Luckily a vowel or consonant?

The term "Luckily" contains both vowels and consonants.

Is Luckily a collective noun?


What part of speech is Luckily?


Which determiner is used with Luckily?

"This" as in "this luckily chosen card."

How do we divide Luckily into syllables?


What is a stressed syllable in Luckily?

The first syllable, "Luck."

What is another term for Luckily?


What is the second form of Luckily?

Luckily doesn't have verb forms.

What is the third form of Luckily?

Luckily doesn't have verb forms.

Is Luckily a countable noun?

It's not a noun, so it's not countable.

Is the Luckily term a metaphor?


How many syllables are in Luckily?


What is the opposite of Luckily?


What is the first form of Luckily?

Luckily doesn't have verb forms.

Is the word Luckily imperative?


How is Luckily used in a sentence?

Luckily, we arrived just in time for the movie.
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