lucky devil


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lucky devil

Someone who has just experienced particularly good fortune, generally of whom the speaker is envious to some degree. You just won an all-expenses-paid trip to the Bahamas? You lucky devil! Dan: "I hear Janet is getting a settlement of nearly $2 million for her work injury." Patrick: "That lucky devil, all she did was break her ankle; now she's set for life!"
See also: devil, lucky
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