- fine; excellent; wonderful.
- darling; charming; cute.
Origin of ducky1
- (used as a term of endearment or familiarity) dear; sweetheart; darling; pet.
Origin of ducky2
Related Words for duckycordial, kind, good, okay, fair, superior, swell, welcome, winning, lovely, friendly, ducky, admirable, amiable, approved, attractive, becoming, charming, commendable, considerate
Examples from the Web for ducky
Contemporary Examples of ducky
The married Texas Republican was photographed in ducky pajamas next to a lingerie model at a local bar in May 2009.Texas Congressman Sued Over "Wet Dreams" About Former Staffer
December 16, 2014
Try using Google Instant to find information about Ducky Doolittle, a New York City-based artist and sexologist.Google's Bizarre Blacklist
October 4, 2010
Historical Examples of ducky
I wouldn't mind so much if I didn't know that Ducky Lucky will be delighted.Phyllis
She and Ducky slept in the sitting-room now, while the four boys had the bedroom.
"I am quite equal to taking care of myself, and of Ducky too," she said loftily.
It is Father, dear Father, and he does not know his little Ducky at all!
That is to say, it is about the trouble that came before Ducky was born; you remember it?
- 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
- delightful; fine
Word Origin and History for ducky
"excellent," slang from 1897 (often ironical),perhaps from duckie as a term of endearment (early 19c.). Probably not related to much earlier slang noun meaning "a woman's breast" ["...whose pritty duckys I trust shortly to kysse," Henry VIII, c.1536 letter to Anne Boleyn, who, contrary to rumor, did not have three of them].