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tickety-boo

[tik-i-tee-boo] /ˈtɪk ɪ tiˈbu/
adjective, Chiefly British Informal.
1.
fine; OK.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; perhaps expressive alteration of the phrase that's the ticket
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British Dictionary definitions for ticketyboo

tickety-boo

/ˌtɪkɪtɪˈbuː/
adjective
1.
(Brit, old-fashioned, informal) as it should be; correct; satisfactory
Word Origin
C20: of obscure origin
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Slang definitions & phrases for ticketyboo

ticket

noun

An official license or certificate, esp one for a ship's officer, a radio operator, etc (late 1800s+)

Related Terms

big ticket, have one's ticket punched, meal ticket, walking papers


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