A rueful and ironicway of wishing someone success when it is obviously impossible: Vance played a key part in negotiating the Camp David agreements on the Middle East, but lots of luck in getting him to say so/ Looking for a lady loan shark? Good luck; mob jobs remain male turf
[the first form is sometimes uttered in a jokey Asian way: ”Rots of ruck”]
[lot-uh] /ˈlɒt ə/ noun 1. a female given name, form of .
[lot; French lawt] /lɒt; French lɔt/ noun 1. (def 3).
[lot] /lɒt/ noun 1. one of a set of objects, as straws or pebbles, drawn or thrown from a container to decide a question or choice by chance. 2. the casting or drawing of such objects as a method of deciding something: to choose a person by lot. 3. the decision or choice made by […]
- Lottery mentality
noun the belief that someday one will win a lottery and that one’s problems will go away; a desire to become rich by winning a lottery or some other method other than earning it