fluke ( flukes plural ) If you say that something good is a fluke, you mean that it happened accidentally rather than by being planned or arranged.
INFORMAL n-count usu sing, also by N
The discovery was something of a fluke..., By sheer fluke, one of the shipowner's employees was in the city.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
accident, blessing, break, chance, chance occurrence, coincidence, fortuity, freak, lucky break, quirk, quirk of fate, serendipity, stroke, stroke of luck, windfall
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