just what the doctor ordered

Definition of just what the doctor ordered

informal

  1. :  exactly what is wanted or needed A day at the beach was just what the doctor ordered.

Word by Word Definitions

justplay
  1. :  having a basis in or conforming to fact or reason :  reasonable

    :  conforming to a standard of correctness :  proper

    :  faithful to an original

  1. :  exactly, precisely

    :  very recently

    :  by a very small margin :  barely

  1. : archaic variant ofjoust

whatplay
  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any

doctorplay
  1. :  an eminent theologian declared a sound expounder of doctrine by the Roman Catholic Church —called also doctor of the church

    :  a learned or authoritative teacher

    :  a person who has earned one of the highest academic degrees (such as a PhD) conferred by a university

  1. :  to give medical treatment to

    :  to restore to good condition :  repair

    :  to adapt or modify for a desired end by alteration or special treatment

orderedplay
  1. :  characterized by order: such as

    :  marked by regularity or discipline

    :  marked by regular or harmonious arrangement or disposition


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