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A-OK Line breaks: A-OK
Pronunciation: /eɪəʊˈkeɪ/
(also A-okay) North American informal

Definition of A-OK in English:


In good order or condition; all right: everything will be A-OK an A-OK sign
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  • So the account or the tax preparer would often help out in terms of structuring a return in order to look as though it was A-OK.
  • Wide open highways on which I can drive 90 are A-okay, on the other hand.
  • The university administration argues that participation rates in Ontario and Alberta - two of the several provinces that experienced massive increases over the past ten years or so - haven't gone down, proving everything is A-okay.


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In a good manner or way; all right: we hit it off A-OK
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  • I mean, I'd have felt a bit guilty for ordering a sandwich with a pile of fatty, fried bacon, but somehow ordering a club sandwich makes it feel A-OK!
  • I came home too sick to eat (be shocked now!) because I was so worried about Ozzy but finally figured out the problem so that's A-okay.
  • Took care of some spots that have been water collection areas and all should be A-OK moving forward.


1960s (originally an astronauts' term): from all systems OK.

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