copasetic

[koh-puh-set-ik, -see-tik]

adjective


Nearby words

  1. copalm,
  2. coparcenary,
  3. coparcener,
  4. copartner,
  5. copartnership,
  6. copay,
  7. copayment,
  8. copd,
  9. cope,
  10. copeck

copacetic

or co·pa·set·ic, co·pe·set·ic

[koh-puh-set-ik, -see-tik]

adjective Slang.

fine; completely satisfactory; OK.

Origin of copacetic

1915–20, Americanism; of obscure origin; popular attributions of the word to Louisiana French, Italian, Hebrew, etc., lack supporting evidence

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British Dictionary definitions for copasetic

copacetic

copasetic, copesetic or copesettic

adjective

US and Canadian slang very good; excellent; completely satisfactory

Word Origin for copacetic

C20: of unknown origin

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