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Definition of the adjective a-okay

What does a-okay mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. in perfect condition or order
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • synonym of a-okay: a-ok
    • similar: go

Alternative definition of the adjective a-okay


  1. [informal] Entirely okay; thoroughly acceptable.


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Google previewA Dictionary of the Space Age (2010)

by Paul Dickson

A-OK/A-Okay/A.O.K./AOK. Shorthand signifying that everything is in perfect working order. The term has a strong association with the earliest days of crewed spaceflight. ETYMOLOGY / FIRST USE. “In reporting the Freedom 7 flight, the press ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

AM erors Kei A-okay BR eiots'ke.

Google previewSleeping with the Dictionary (2002)

by Harryette Mullen

Jinglejangle ab flab abracadabra Achy Breaky Action Jackson airy-fairy airfare Asian contagion analysis paralysis Anna banana ants in your pants Annie's Cranny Annie Fanny A-Okay ape drape argle-bargle artsy-fartsy awesome blossom ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

[also A-okay!) |1950s+] intensifier of OK! excl., all's well, everything's absolutely fine. [A- 1 adj. (1) + OK! excl.; originated in spaceflight jargon and spread to the wider public after the broadcast of the Mercury flight of Commander Alan Shepard ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

A-OK (also A-okay) N. Amer. informal 7adjective in good order or ...

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I like being on my own. I do. I tend to be a loner, so I'm okay. I'm not okay when I have to be around everyone all the time. (Keri Russell)
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