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peachy-keen

Syllabification: peach·y-keen
Pronunciation: /ˈpēCHēkēn/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of peachy-keen in English:

adjective

informal
Attractive; outstanding: I enjoy my life, but it’s not that peachy-keen

Origin

mid 20th century: from peachy in the sense 'excellent' + keen1 in the sense 'wonderful'.

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