adjective/adjetivo (-kier, -kiest)[colloquial/familiar]
- 1.1 [shot/hit] que acierta de or por chiripa she had this totally fluky break tuvo una suerte loca [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences1.2 [weather/situation] variable
- And there was nothing flukey about the results obtained.
- Generally speaking, the players gave it a good shot and it was a fluky second goal.
- Few things grate a Canadian hockey fan more than seeing one of our national teams lose to an American team, especially when the game was decided by a lousy, fluky goal.
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.