[ hot-see-tot-see ]

adjectiveOlder Slang.
  1. about as right as can be; perfect: He always thinks everything is just hotsy-totsy.

Origin of hotsy-totsy

First recorded in 1925–30; allegedly coined by Billy DeBeck (1890–1942), U.S. cartoonist; rhyming compound based on hot

Words Nearby hotsy-totsy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024