ducky

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duck·y

 (dŭk′ē)
adj. duck·i·er, duck·i·est Slang
Excellent; fine.

ducky

(ˈdʌkɪ) or

duckie

n, pl duckies
Brit darling or dear: used as a term of endearment among women, but now often used in imitation of the supposed usage of homosexual men
adj
delightful; fine

duck•y1

(ˈdʌk i)

adj. duck•i•er, duck•i•est. Informal.
1. fine; excellent; wonderful.
2. darling; charming; cute.
[1810–20; duck1 + -y1]

duck•y2

(ˈdʌk i)

n., pl. duck•ies. Brit. Slang.
(used as a term of endearment or familiarity) dear; sweetheart; darling.
[1530–40; duck1 + -y2 (perhaps alter. by folk etym. of Middle Dutch docke doll)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ducky - a special loved oneducky - a special loved one      
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
chosen - one who is the object of choice; who is given preference; "she was Mama's chosen"
macushla - (an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling
mollycoddle - a pampered darling; an effeminate man
teacher's pet - the teacher's favorite student
Translations

ducky

[ˈdʌkɪ]
A. N ducky!¡cariño!
B. ADJ (US) → muy mono
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