\ ˈdə-kē How to pronounce ducky (audio) \
duckier; duckiest

Definition of ducky

1 : darling, cute a ducky little tearoom
2 : satisfactory, fine everything is just ducky

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Examples of ducky in a Sentence

if you don't want to come, that's just ducky with me

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When the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft visited 67P in 2014, the probe revealed the comet's rubber-ducky shape. Nola Taylor Redd,, "Rubber-Ducky Comets May Have Taken a Violent Beating," 3 May 2018 Kids’ stuff: The kids’ area in Cedar Creek Park has pony rides, a petting zoo, bounce houses, clowns and rubber ducky races in the creek. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "6 food festivals that offer a glimpse of Wisconsin specialties and local culture," 6 June 2018 The grounds are well kept, and the features are plentiful, including opportunities to milk a cow, enjoy a tractor train ride and watch rubber ducky races. Ty Schmidt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A closer look at 4 fall farms to visit with your family," 29 Sep. 2017 On our visit, cooks were prepping a dozen fat rolls of ducketta, a ducky take on porchetta that might become the restaurant's signature. Michael Russell,, "Channeling Paris, Canard opens next door to Le Pigeon tonight," 16 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of ducky

1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of ducky was in 1897

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English Language Learners Definition of ducky

US, informal + somewhat old-fashioned : very pleasing, delightful, or attractive

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