in apple-pie order

Definition of in apple-pie order

informal

  1. :  arranged neatly or perfectly :  in perfect order Everything in the cupboard was (arranged) in apple-pie order.

Word by Word Definitions

apple-pieplay
  1. :  excellent, perfect

    :  of, relating to, or characterized by traditionally American values (such as honesty or simplicity)

orderplay
  1. :  to put in order :  arrange

    :  to give an order to :  command

    :  destine, ordain

  1. :  a group of people united in a formal way: such as

    :  a fraternal society

    :  a community under a religious rule


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