[ tik-i-tee-boo ]
next word >>
Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
1930s; Hindi; First recorded in 1935–40; perhaps expressive alteration of the phrase "that's the ticket".
  • alright
  • fine
  • hunky-dory
  • correct
  • satisfactory
  • atrocious
  • awful
  • bad
  • amiss
  • incorrect
  • sad
fine; OK
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.
Usage Over Time

Stay Connected

Sign up to receive the word of the day, sent straight to your inbox.

By submitting this form, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use.