a. accidental; by chance; coming or occurring without any cause
a. happening by chance; coincidental or accidental; happening by a lucky chance; lucky or fortunate
Though he pretended their encounter was fortuitous, he'd actually been hanging around her usual haunts for the past two weeks, hoping she'd turn up.
Through some combination of political skill, fortuitous timing, well-tuned messaging, and sheer luck this has become the Summer of Sanders — in which an unkempt 73-year-old man who isn’t even a member of the Democratic Party is mounting the strongest challenge to the Democratic establishment.
Sentence in Classic:
A new world, material without being real, where poor ghosts, breathing dreams like air, drifted fortuitously about.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context