okey-doke


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okey-doke

(ˈəʊkɪˈdəʊk) or

okey-dokey

sentence substitute, adj, adv
informal another term for O.K.
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OK

Oklahoma.

OK

o•kay

(ˈoʊˈkeɪ, ˌoʊˈkeɪ, ˈoʊˌkeɪ)

adj., adv., n., pl. OKs or OK's or O.K.'s or o•kays, adj.
1. all right; satisfactory: Is everything OK?
2. correct, permissible, or acceptable.
3. feeling well.
4. safe; sound.
5. adequate but unremarkable.
6. estimable, likable, or dependable.
adv.
7. all right; well enough; successfully; fine: He sings OK.
8. (used to request or express agreement, acknowledgment, approval, etc.)
n.
9. an approval, agreement, or endorsement.
v.t.
10. to endorse or indicate approval of; authorize.
[initials of a facetious folk phonetic spelling, e.g., oll or orl korrect representing all correct, first attested in Boston in 1839, then used in 1840 by Democrat partisans of Martin Van Buren, who allegedly named their organization, the O.K. Club, in allusion to the initials of Old Kinderhook, Van Buren's nickname, derived from his birthplace, Kinderhook, New York]
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okey-doke

[ˌəʊkɪˈdəʊk] okey-dokey [ˌəʊkɪˈdəʊkɪ] EXCLbueno, vale
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okey-doke

, okey-dokey
interj (inf)okay (inf)
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They call institutions (the academy, the media, the cops) on their narrowness and call the folk (and themselves) on their unwillingness to be more radically aware about the ways we box ourselves in, drink the kool-aid about our deficits, or otherwise fall for the okey-doke.
Okey-doke. Meanwhile, researchers, keep those chocolate studies coming.
If you ask me, no one sets out to be a low-life peckerwood, but if it happens, as apparently it has to me, I bet most of those down-on-their-luck, Christ-what-do-we-do folks keep thinking, like I do, that just around the corner everything's going to be okey-doke. So I don't need a lecture on faith, and I tell Rosalie so.