Definition of hunky-dory in English:
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.
Mid 19th century (originally US): hunky from Dutch honk 'home, base' (in games); the origin of dory is unknown.
Words that rhyme with hunky-dorycacciatore, Corey, dory, Florey, flory, furore, glory, gory, hoary, lory, Maury, monsignori, Montessori, multistorey, Pori, Rory, satori, saury, storey, story, Tory, vainglory
Definition of hunky-dory in:
- US English dictionary
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