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I jumped off the wheel of fortune because I wanted to simplify things. Now I've fulfilled my obligations to myself by making my new record. I'd like it to sell millions of copies, but my self - worth is not based on chart positions.
Roland Gift

Meaning of "wheel of fortune" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WHEEL OF FORTUNE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WHEEL OF FORTUNE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wheel of fortune is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WHEEL OF FORTUNE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune may refer to: ▪ The Rota Fortunae, a concept in ancient philosophy referring to the capricious nature of Fate ▪ Wheel of Fortune ▪ Wheel of Fortune, a British racehorse...

Definition of wheel of fortune in the English dictionary

The definition of wheel of fortune in the dictionary is a revolving device spun by a deity of fate selecting random changes in the affairs of man Often shortened to: wheel.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WHEEL OF FORTUNE

wheel and axle
wheel and deal
wheel animalcule
Wheel Blacks
wheel brace
wheel bug
wheel clamp
wheel clamping
wheel gauge
wheel horse
wheel lock
wheel man
wheel trim
wheel window
wheel wobble
wheel-clamp
wheel-less
wheelbarrow
wheelbase
wheelchair

WORDS THAT END LIKE WHEEL OF FORTUNE

attune
autotune
befortune
Dame Fortune
detune
fine-tune
fortune
give hostages to fortune
importune
infortune
inopportune
misfortune
Neptune
opportune
retune
signature tune
small fortune
soldier of fortune
tune
unfortune

Synonyms and antonyms of wheel of fortune in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wheel of fortune» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WHEEL OF FORTUNE

Find out the translation of wheel of fortune to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wheel of fortune from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wheel of fortune» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

命运之轮
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rueda de la fortuna
570 millions of speakers

English

wheel of fortune
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भाग्य का पहिया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عجلة الحظ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

колесо фортуны
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

roda da fortuna
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভাগ্যের চাকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

roue de la fortune
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Roda kekayaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Glücksrad
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ホイールオブフォーチュン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

행운의 바퀴
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Roda saka rejeki
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bánh xe của tài
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அதிர்ஷ்ட சக்கரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संपत्तीचा चाक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çarkıfelek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ruota della fortuna
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

koło fortuny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

колесо фортуни
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

roată de avere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τροχός της τύχης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wiel van geluk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lyckohjul
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Wheel of Fortune
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wheel of fortune

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WHEEL OF FORTUNE»

The term «wheel of fortune» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.947 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WHEEL OF FORTUNE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wheel of fortune

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QUOTES WITH «WHEEL OF FORTUNE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wheel of fortune.
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Roland Gift
I jumped off the wheel of fortune because I wanted to simplify things. Now I've fulfilled my obligations to myself by making my new record. I'd like it to sell millions of copies, but my self - worth is not based on chart positions.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WHEEL OF FORTUNE»

Discover the use of wheel of fortune in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wheel of fortune and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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WHEEL OF FORTUNE
Gustafson provides an authoritative account of the Russian oil industry from the last years of communism to its uncertain future. The stakes extend beyond global energy security to include the threat of a destabilized Russia.
Thane Gustafson, 2012
2
The Wheel Of Fortune
Fortunes rise and fall in this sweeping, compulsive tale, until the Wheel of Fortune finally comes full circle.
Susan Howatch, 2013
3
Wheel of Fortune
A collection of short tales includes works of alien gambles and fantastic wagers by such authors as Joe Haldeman, Gahan Wilson, and Nina Kirika Hoffman, and highlights such characters as a down-and-out gambler given a final chance by Lady ...
Roger Zelazny, 1995
4
Georgia Wheel of Fortune!
This book covers fascinating state facts and meets state standards. The book includes game instructions, a pattern for making a Lazy Susan Wheel and prize suggestions.
Carole Marsh, 2001
5
Canada Wheel of Fortune
This book covers fascinating state facts and meets state standards. The book includes game instructions, a pattern for making a Lazy Susan Wheel and prize suggestions.
Carole Marsh, 2001
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Hawaii Wheel of Fortune!
This book covers fascinating state facts and meets state standards. The book includes game instructions, a pattern for making a Lazy Susan Wheel and prize suggestions.
Carole Marsh, 2001
7
Delaware Wheel of Fortune!
This book covers fascinating state facts and meets state standards. The book includes game instructions, a pattern for making a Lazy Susan Wheel and prize suggestions.
Carole Marsh, 2001
8
California Wheel of Fortune!
With this book, kids will gamble guesses on gerography, hazard history heartaches, experiment in economics, speculate on civics, and bet on biographies.
Carole Marsh, 2001
9
The Wheel of Fortune: A Study of Astrology, Graphology, ...
1932. This little treatise contains nothing that is complex or difficult to follow.
Sepharial, 2010
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Oklahoma Wheel of Fortune!
This book covers fascinating state facts and meets state standards. The book includes game instructions, a pattern for making a Lazy Susan Wheel and prize suggestions.
Carole Marsh, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WHEEL OF FORTUNE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wheel of fortune is used in the context of the following news items.
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Watch the Most Incredible Wheel of Fortune Solves Ever
Wheel of Fortune has seen its share of skilled solves over the years, but these are without a doubt the most mind-blowing ones ever.With only an apostrophe, ... «Kewanee Star Courier, May 15»
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'Wheel of Fortune' winner stuns with her incredible puzzle-solving …
Wheel of Fortune contestant Shannon blew host Pat Sajak away with her amazing puzzle-solving skills on Monday night. Within five minutes Shannon not only ... «Mashable, May 15»
3
Elmira man buys New York Lottery scratch-off with phrase 'You …
The New York Lottery is done trashing Elmira. The Lottery said it will remove the word trash from future "Wheel of Fortune" scratch-off games after an Elmira man ... «New York Daily News, May 15»
4
'Wheel of Fortune' & 'Jeopardy' Renewed Through 2017-2018 Season
“Not only are 'Wheel of Fortune' and 'Jeopardy' iconic brands that have consistently delivered ratings and revenue to stations for years, but they are beloved by ... «Variety, Apr 15»
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'Wheel of Fortune' Contestant Can't Solve This Disney Puzzle
That's the sound of an audience member who gasps in disbelief when a woman guessed a seemingly easy Disney puzzle incorrectly on Wheel of Fortune ... «Entertainment Tonight, Mar 15»
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Brilliant 'Wheel Of Fortune' Contestant Solves Puzzle With One Letter
On "Wheel of Fortune" Tuesday night, one contestant solved a puzzle with just one letter. Maybe in this guy's universe, the only phrase that has "T" in it is ... «Huffington Post, Feb 15»
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This 'Wheel Of Fortune' Contestant Forgot How The Game Works …
"It's not 'The Pointed Desert,' no matter how many times you say it." On a recent episode of "Wheel of Fortune," contestant James Trahan seemingly forgot how ... «Huffington Post, Jan 15»
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Wheel of Fortune Contestant Solves 13-Letter Puzzle During First Try
The Wheel of Fortune category was "character," but maybe it should have been called "no sweat." After Vanna White flipped an "E" during Friday's show, ... «People Magazine, Dec 14»
9
Wheel of Fortune: 'Who said anything about a horse?!'
Hawaii 'Wheel of Fortune' contestant turns major fail into victory. As “Wheel of Fortune” co-host, Pat Sajak has seen his fair share of wild guesses. During the ... «KHON2, Nov 14»
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Watch Pat Sajak's Meltdown on Wheel of Fortune
A guy on Wheel of Fortune Monday night was so certain he could solve a puzzle with the letter “N” that he yelled his guess, “riding a brown horse!” Turns out that ... «TIME, Nov 14»

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