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Definition of tickety-boo

tickety-boo

adjective

  • going well; going smoothly. Possibly of Hindi origin via the British army, from "Tik hai, babu!" which means "Good, sir!"

    A song called "Everything Is Tickety-Boo" was recorded by Danny Kaye in the film Merry Andrew.

    Last edited on Apr 06 2013. Submitted by Dick Wright-Upham from Wellington, New Zealand on Aug 09 2011.

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