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happy-go-lucky

[hap-ee-goh-luhk-ee] /ˈhæp i goʊˈlʌk i/
adjective
1.
trusting cheerfully to luck; happily unworried or unconcerned.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75
Synonyms
carefree, heedless, blithe, lighthearted, insouciant.
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British Dictionary definitions for happy go lucky

happy-go-lucky

adjective
1.
carefree or easy-going
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Word Origin and History for happy go lucky

happy-go-lucky

also happy go lucky, 1670s as an adverb, "haphazard;" the adjective, of persons, recorded from 1856.

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