Definition of fortunate:

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Lucky; having good fortune.

part of speech: adjective

Happening by good fortune; lucky; successful.

part of speech: adjective

Coming by good luck or favorable chance; bringing some unexpected good; presaging happiness; auspicious; as, a fortunate event; a fortunate concurrence of circumstances; a fortunate ticket in a lottery: lucky; successful; receiving some unforeseen or unexpected good, or some good which was not dependent on one's own skill or efforts; as, a fortunate adventurer, in a lottery; I was most fortunate thus unexpectedly to meet my friend.

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