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tickety-boo

[ tik-i-tee-boo ]
/ ˈtɪk ɪ tiˈbu /
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adjective Chiefly British Informal.

fine; OK.

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Origin of tickety-boo

First recorded in 1935–40; perhaps expressive alteration of the phrase that's the ticket
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British Dictionary definitions for tickety-boo

tickety-boo
/ (ˌtɪkɪtɪˈbuː) /

adjective

British old-fashioned, informal as it should be; correct; satisfactory

Word Origin for tickety-boo

C20: of obscure origin
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