flukey flukey

Definition(s):

  • (adj) subject to accident or chance or change

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They're altogether flukey, The AIG Balance Sheets.
  2. Rivaled for awfulness only by United stealing the 1999 European Cup from Bayern Munich with those two flukey injury time goals.

News

  • U.S. Team Sails Back From Brink In America's Cup

    Last week, it looked bleak for defending champion Oracle Team USA, but flukey wind and better tactics have kept them in the running against Emirates Team New Zealand.
    on September 23, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "I almost feel a little guilty because the ball fell," Cirillo said. "It was a flukey hit, but you know, I'll take it."
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: Jeff Cirillo Source: Forbes

  2. "That puck had eyes," Wild center Eric Belanger said. "That's why you're disappointed more than anything else. When a goal like that goes in you're like, 'Are you kidding me?'" "We worked those guys hard all night and a flukey goal...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Eric Belanger Source: USA Today

  3. "To get beat the way we did, a flukey goal and our power play lets up a short-handed goal, that's a tough loss to swallow," Phoenix coach Wayne Gretzky said. "I thought we did a lot of really good, positive things." "The big negative...
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Wayne Gretzky Source: USA Today

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