The NCAA even got in on the act, and—quelle surprise—also determined that everything was hunky-dory.
So all is now hunky-dory between London and Tripoli now the bomber is back in the bosom of his family.
You're all right, and the spot is hunky-dory, and it's the durned old boat hez made the mistake, begosh!
Said to go to bed and get a good sleep and I'd be all hunky-dory in the morning.
We kin fix that all hunky-dory, an' Johnson, he won't neveh know.
But you seem to be feeling all hunky-dory again, and why don't you come join us in the Good Citizens' League, old man?
Without leaving the boat, fishing arm-deep into the brush, he announced, "All hunky-dory."
1866, American English (popularized c.1870 by a Christy Minstrel song), perhaps a reduplication of hunkey "all right, satisfactory" (1861), from hunk "in a safe position" (1847) New York City slang, from Dutch honk "goal, home," from Middle Dutch honc "place of refuge, hiding place." A theory from 1876, however, traces it to Honcho dori, said to be a street in Yokohama, Japan, where sailors went for diversions of the sort sailors enjoy.
Satisfactory; fine; copacetic: That may be hunky-dory with the jumping and jiving youngsters
[1866+; origin uncertain; hunky was a generalized term of approval by 1861; as to dory, according to one proposal of 1876 it was brought back by sailors from Yokohama, Japan, where Honcho dori is a street where they found their diversions; the term was popularized by a Christy Minstrels song of about 1870]