or A-O.K., A-O·kay
[ ey-oh-key ]
/ ˈeɪ oʊˈkeɪ /
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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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How to use A-OK in a sentence
That kind of government coercion of speech and action seems a-OK to the conservative liberty crowd.Refusing to Marry Same-Sex Couples Isn’t Religious Freedom, It’s Just Discrimination|Sally Kohn|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even Patrick Dempsey, who plays Dr. Derek Shepherd, would be A-OK with the series coming to an end.Pull the Plug on 'Grey's Anatomy'|Anna Brand|August 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With a stable economy and low unemployment, things here seemed a-ok.Blindsided in Brazil|Mac Margolis|June 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And with that return, a confirmation: Facebook users, middle names are A-OK in Zuckerville.Facebook Deactivates Salman Rushdie's Profile, Makes Him Use 'Ahmed'|Brian Ries|November 15, 2011|DAILY BEAST
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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