lucky dog(redirected from a lucky dog)
An incredibly lucky person; one who falls into good fortune. A: "I won another bet in the basketball tournament—that's three in a row now!" B: "Wow, you lucky dog!" Just when he was looking to take some time away from work to focus on raising his kids, the company began offering really excellent voluntary severance packages to reduce the number of staff. What a lucky dog, huh?
Fig. a lucky person. You won the lottery? You are a lucky dog!
n. a lucky person, perhaps undeserving. (Also a term of address. Older than the more recent use of dogg = buddy, guy.) Bart was a lucky dog because he won the football pool.