Definition of ducky in English:

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ducky

Pronunciation: /ˈdʌki/
informal

noun (plural duckies)

British
Dear (used as a form of address): come and sit down, ducky
More example sentences
  • I couldn't resist hauling out the cliché machine, my duckies!
  • Well, ducky, you'll definitely be in for a ride.
  • Interesting my little ducky, I only hope I do not hurt you to much.

adjective

chiefly North American
Charming; delightful: everything here is just ducky
More example sentences
  • Maybe we'll get some more oil and maybe prices go up and everything is just ducky, right?
  • I hope you'll have a ducky time with this information!

Origin

Early 19th century: from duck3.

Words that rhyme with ducky

clucky, happy-go-lucky, Kentucky, lucky, mucky, plucky, yucky

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