or A-O.K., A-O·kay
[ ey-oh-key ]
/ ˈeɪ oʊˈkeɪ /
Informal. OK; perfect: an A-OK rocket launching.
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Origin of A-OK
First recorded in 1955–60
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Examples from the Web for a-ok
Even Patrick Dempsey, who plays Dr. Derek Shepherd, would be A-OK with the series coming to an end.
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British Dictionary definitions for a-ok
informal, mainly US in perfect working order; excellent
Word Origin for A-OK
C20: from a (ll systems) OK
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