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hunky-dory

[ huhng-kee-dawr-ee, -dohr-ee ]
/ ˈhʌŋ kiˈdɔr i, -ˈdoʊr i /
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adjective Slang.
about as well as one could wish or expect; satisfactory; fine; OK.
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Origin of hunky-dory

1865–70; hunky1 + dory< ?

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British Dictionary definitions for hunky-dory

hunky-dory
/ (ˌhʌŋkɪˈdɔːrɪ) /

adjective
informal very satisfactory; fine

Word Origin for hunky-dory

C20: of uncertain origin
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