ducky

1
[ duhk-ee ]
/ ˈdʌk i /

adjective, duck·i·er, duck·i·est. Informal.

fine; excellent; wonderful.
darling; charming; cute.

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Origin of ducky

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First recorded in 1810–20; duck1 + -y1

Definition for ducky (2 of 2)

ducky2
[ duhk-ee ]
/ ˈdʌk i /

noun, plural duck·ies. British Slang.

(used as a term of endearment or familiarity) dear; sweetheart; darling; pet.

Origin of ducky

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1530–40; duck1 + -y2 (perhaps alteration by folk etymology of Middle Dutch docke doll
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British Dictionary definitions for ducky

ducky

duckie

informal

noun plural duckies

British darling or dear: used as a term of endearment among women, but now often used in imitation of the supposed usage of homosexual men

adjective

delightful; fine
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