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He hopes firstly it will lay to rest lingering suggestions that the 35-year-old's success last year was a fluke. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many thought last year was a fluke. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Liver fluke rendered bathing in rivers hazardous. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)It was a complete fluke that she survived. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their first goal was a fluke but after that you have to make sure that you get something. The Sun (2011)She is such a tiny filly but her Oaks second was no fluke. The Sun (2006)It was a complete fluke, and could have happened to anyone. The Sun (2008)The goal was no fluke. The Sun (2010)The fluke was the goal. The Sun (2010)I made it 2-0 in the second half with a fluke of a goal. The Sun (2012)Remember, it's sheer fluke that put you where you now are. The Sun (2011)He said: 'It was no fluke where we are but we want to improve. The Sun (2009)Her parents thought Wax's success was a fluke. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I was nowhere near ready but by sheer fluke I did well and killed the bull very quickly. The Sun (2013)
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British English: fluke NOUN
If you say that something good is a fluke, you mean that it happened accidentally.
The discovery was something of a fluke.
Definition of fluke from the Collins English Dictionary
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