tickety-boo
[ tik-i-tee-boo ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
1930s; Hindi; First recorded in 1935–40; perhaps expressive alteration of the phrase "that's the ticket".
Synonyms
  • alright
  • fine
  • hunky-dory
  • correct
  • satisfactory
Antonyms
  • atrocious
  • awful
  • bad
  • amiss
  • incorrect
  • sad
Definition
fine; OK
Example
A) Even though the rain was pouring down, the wedding turned out tickety-boo. B) He got lost on his way to the bus, however, it was tickety-boo since his sister picked him up.
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