Noun. A form of friendly address. Informal

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  • Ducky — may refer to: Ducky Detweiler, (born 1919), American baseball third baseman Dale Hawerchuk (born 1963, nicknamed Ducky ), retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre Ducky Holmes (1869 1932), American baseball outfielder Ducky Holmes… …   Wikipedia

  • ducky — (d[u^]k [y^]), a. 1. fine; satisfactory; excellent. [informal] [PJC] 2. charming; cute. [informal] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ducky — (d[u^]k [y^]), n. a special loved one; a darling; used as a term of endearment. [Brit.] Syn: darling, favorite, favourite, pet, dearie, deary. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ducky — excellent, slang from 1897 (often ironical),perhaps from duckie as a term of endearment (early 19c.). Probably not related to much earlier slang noun meaning a woman s breast [ ...whose pritty duckys I trust shortly to kysse, Henry VIII, c.1536… …   Etymology dictionary

  • ducky — [duk′ē] adj. duckier, duckiest [early 19th c. term of endearment < DUCK1 + Y2] [Old Slang] pleasing, delightful, darling, etc.: often used ironically …   English World dictionary

  • Ducky — Docteur Donald « Ducky » Mallard Donald Mallard Personnage de NCIS : enquêtes spéciales Alias Ducky Origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ducky —    Popular terms of endearment since at least the seventeenth century. In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Nick Bottom as Pyramus utters his famous ‘O dainty duck! O dear!’ to Thisbe, otherwise Flute. There is a less well known Shakespearean use of… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Ducky — Nash beim San Diego Comic Con 1982 Clarence „Ducky“ Nash (* 7. Dezember 1904 in Watonga, Oklahoma; † 20. Februar 1985 in Los Angeles) war ein US amerikanischer Stimmkünstler, der durch seine Stimme für Donald Duck berühmt wurde und nach dem in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ducky — 1. adjective Great; going well; proceeding in an eminently agreeable fashion. Farnesworth smiled contentedly as he read the stock ticker; all was ducky on Wall Street. Syn: fine, peachy, swell 2. noun a) …   Wiktionary

  • ducky — adjective (duckier; est) Date: 1897 1. darling, cute < a ducky little tearoom > 2. satisfactory, fine < everything is just ducky > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ducky — duck|y1 [ˈdʌki] n BrE spoken used to speak to someone in a friendly way, especially a woman or child ducky 2 ducky2 adj old fashioned informal 1.) AmE perfect or satisfactory ▪ Well, that s just ducky . 2.) attractive in an amusing or interesting …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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