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Adjective: fortunate  for-chu-nut
  1. Having unexpected good fortune
    "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice"
  2. Supremely favoured
    "fortunate son";
    - golden
  3. Presaging good fortune
    "she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school";
    - rosy

See also: auspicious, better off, blessed, blest, felicitous, flukey [Brit, informal], fluky [Brit, informal], fortuitous, good, happy, heaven-sent, jammy [Brit, informal], lucky, miraculous, privileged, providential, successful, well, well-off

Antonym: unfortunate

Encyclopedia: Fortunate