Luke vs Luck - What's the difference?

luke | luck |


As a verb luke

is to pull .

As a proper noun luck is

.

luke

English

(wikipedia Luke)

Alternative forms

* (rare biblical abbreviation)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 2005 Dallas Hudgens, Drive Like Hell , Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0743251636, page 94:
  • "Your parents like Cool Hand Luke''''', yes?" "I don't really know. Why?" "Why? Because they name you '''Luke'''." I was worried I might have to explain that my name wasn't all that uncommon, and, anyway, Claudia had named me after the alter ego of Hank Williams, ' Luke the Drifter.
  • (Luke the Evangelist), an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
  • * :
  • Luke , the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
  • (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.
  • luck

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence.
  • The raffle is just a matter of luck .
    Sometimes it takes a bit of luck to get success.
    I couldn't believe my luck when I found a fifty dollar bill on the street.
    Gilbert had some bad luck yesterday — he got pick-pocketed and lost fifty dollars.
  • A superstitious feeling that brings fortune or success.
  • He blew on the dice for luck .
    I wish you lots of luck for the exam tomorrow.
  • success
  • I tried for ages to find a pair of blue suede shoes, but didn't have any luck .
    He has a lot of luck with the ladies, perhaps it is because of his new motorbike.

    Synonyms

    * fortune (both senses)

    Derived terms

    * bad luck * down on one's luck * good luck * luckless * lucky * lucky break * luck out * luck of the draw * luck of the Irish * luck upon * push one's luck * ride one's luck * run of bad luck * sheer luck * streak of good luck

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To succeed by chance.
  • His plan lucked out.
  • To rely on luck.
  • No plan. We're just to going to have to luck through.
  • To carry out relying on luck.
  • Our plan is to luck it through.
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