hunky-dory

adjective
hun·​ky-do·​ry | \ ˌhəŋ-kē-ˈdȯr-ē How to pronounce hunky-dory (audio) \

Definition of hunky-dory

: quite satisfactory : fine

Synonyms & Antonyms for hunky-dory

Synonyms

agreeable, all right, alright, copacetic (also copasetic), ducky, fine, good, jake [slang], OK (or okay), palatable, satisfactory

Antonyms

disagreeable, unsatisfactory

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First Known Use of hunky-dory

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hunky-dory

obsolete English dialect hunk home base + -dory (of unknown origin)

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Dictionary Entries near hunky-dory

hunks

hunky

Hunky

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Hunnic

Hunnish

hunt

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The first known use of hunky-dory was in 1866

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hunky-dory

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of hunky-dory

informal : free of trouble or problems

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