Definition of hunky-dory in English:

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hunky-dory

Pronunciation: /ˌhəNGkēˈdôrē/

adjective

informal
Fine; going well: everything is hunky-dory
More example sentences
  • Even if the house was in tip-top condition and living in it was hunky-dory, adjusting to life in a completely different place would still mean a stressful few weeks.
  • She added: ‘We are standing here saying everything is hunky-dory.’
  • That's not to say everything is hunky-dory.

Origin

Mid 19th century (originally US): hunky from Dutch honk 'home, base' (in games); the origin of dory is unknown.

Words that rhyme with hunky-dory

cacciatore, Corey, dory, Florey, flory, furore, glory, gory, hoary, lory, Maury, monsignori, Montessori, multistorey, Pori, Rory, satori, saury, storey, story, Tory, vainglory

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Syllabification: hunk·y-do·ry

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