A-OK

or A-O.K., A-O·kay

[ ey-oh-key ]
/ ˈeɪ oʊˈkeɪ /

adjective, adverb

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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British Dictionary definitions for aok

A-OK

A-okay


adjective

informal, mainly US in perfect working order; excellent

Word Origin for A-OK

C20: from a (ll systems) OK
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