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wakey-wakey Line breaks: wakey-wakey
Pronunciation: /weɪkɪˈweɪki/

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Definition of wakey-wakey in English:


British informal
Used to rouse or wake someone: Wakey-wakey! You’re holding up production!


1940s: reduplicated extension of the verb wake1.

Words that rhyme with wakey-wakey

achy, Blakey, flaky, quaky, shaky, snaky

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