Adj. Fine, all right, in order. E.g."Yes indeed, everything is just tickety-boo, I've never felt better."

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  • tickety-boo — [tik′i tē bo͞o′] adj. [< TICKET (as in THAT S THE TICKET!) + Y1 + boo] [Brit. Informal] fine, excellent, in working order, etc.: an old fashioned use …   English World dictionary

  • tickety-boo — adjective Correct, satisfactory. I want everything to be all tickety boo. I want to marry you properly according to the English law so that your people will know that Im playing straight. Syn: alright, fine, hunky dory …   Wiktionary

  • Tickety-boo — If something is going well with no problems we would say it is tickety boo …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • tickety-boo — operating well, A OK    After they gave him insulin, everything was tickety boo …   English idioms

  • tickety-boo — /tɪkəti ˈbu/ (say tikuhtee booh) adjective British Colloquial fine; splendid: everything is tickety boo …  

  • tickety-boo — tick|et|y boo [ ,tıkəti bu ] adjective BRITISH OLD FASHIONED very good, healthy, successful, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tickety-boo — tick•et•y boo [[t]ˌtɪk ɪ tiˈbu[/t]] adj. brit. and can. inf. fine; OK • Etymology: 1935–40; perh. alter. of the phrase that s the ticket …   From formal English to slang

  • tickety-boo — /tik i tee booh /, adj. Chiefly Brit. Informal. fine; OK. [1935 40; perh. expressive alter. of the phrase that s the ticket] * * * …   Universalium

  • tickety-boo —  . tic tac toe …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • tickety-boo — adjective Brit. informal, dated in good order. Origin 1930s: perh. from Hindi ṭhīk hai all right …   English new terms dictionary

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