An incredibly lucky person; someone 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 duckling!" 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 duckling, huh?
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