A-OK


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A-OK

also A-O·kay (ā′ō-kā′)
adj. Informal
Perfectly all right: The doctor said it was A-OK to discontinue the medicine.

A-OK adv. & n.

A-OK

or

A-okay

adj
informal chiefly US in perfect working order; excellent
[C20: from a(ll systems) OK]

A-OK

or A-O•kay

(ˈeɪ oʊˈkeɪ)

adj., adv.
Informal. OK; perfect.
[1955]

A-OK

- Astronauts on the Mercury Project in 1961 popularized A-OK, meaning "excellent, perfect"; it was coined by blending the adjective "A," as in A-one or A1, meaning "first-class," with "OK."
See also related terms for perfect.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.A-OK - in perfect condition or ordera-ok - in perfect condition or order  
go - functioning correctly and ready for action; "all systems are go"
Translations

A-OK

, A-okay
adj adv (esp US inf) → klasse (inf), → prima (inf)
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