in apple-pie order
Definition of in apple-pie order
: arranged neatly or perfectly : in perfect order Everything in the cupboard was (arranged) in apple-pie order.
Word by Word Definitions
: excellent, perfect
: of, relating to, or characterized by traditionally American values (such as honesty or simplicity)
: to put in order : arrange
: to give an order to : command
: destine, ordain
: a group of people united in a formal way: such as
: a fraternal society
: a community under a religious rule
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