hunky-dory

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj hunky-dory being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition "an all-right movie","the passengers were shaken up but are all right","is everything all right?","everything's fine","things are okay","dinner and the movies had been fine","another minute I'd have been fine"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hunky-dory Same as hunky, hunk, 2.
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Idioms

Hunky Dory - If something is hunky dory, it is perfectly satisfactory, fine.
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Usage

In literature:

Said to go to bed and get a good sleep and I'd be all hunky-dory in the morning.
"The Night-Born" by Jack London
But you seem to be feeling all hunky-dory again, and why don't you come join us in the Good Citizens' League, old man?
"Babbitt" by Sinclair Lewis
You're all right, and the spot is hunky-dory, and it's the durned old boat hez made the mistake, begosh!
"The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories" by Owen Wister
If this danged ice wasn't so melty we'd be hunky-dory.
"Smoke Bellew" by Jack London
Besides, I reckoned that with such a hunky-dory bat you'd be able to give just pie, which you did, Paul.
"The Banner Boy Scouts" by George A. Warren
Now I'm fixed all hunky dory.
"Chums in Dixie" by St. George Rathborne
Why, hang it, I'd just about been drowned this time if it hadn't been for this hunky-dory life preserver!
"Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise" by Louis Arundel
That'll save you a lot o' time and fix me hunky-dory.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
Everything is hunky and/or dory?
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Jes' git me a sup o' water an' I'll be all hunky-dory.
"The Sherrods" by George Barr McCutcheon
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In news:

Minnie Driver Marries David Bowie, Shakespeare in 'Hunky Dory '.
Bowie's 'Hunky Dory ' Vinyl Nets 10K.
Collectors seeking David Bowie vinyl are quick to take notice when rare copies of his 1971 'Hunky Dory ' album appear on the market.
Minnie Driver Marries David Bowie, Shakespeare in ' Hunky Dory'.
Bowie's ' Hunky Dory' Vinyl Nets 10K.
Collectors seeking David Bowie vinyl are quick to take notice when rare copies of his 1971 ' Hunky Dory' album appear on the market.
Minnie Driver Marries David Bowie, Shakespeare in 'Hunky Dory'.
Bowie's 'Hunky Dory' Vinyl Nets 10K.
Collectors seeking David Bowie vinyl are quick to take notice when rare copies of his 1971 'Hunky Dory' album appear on the market.
David Bowie 's 'Hunky Dory' Vinyl Nets Over 10K On EBay.
Pastor Warns of the Danger of a Tide of Socialism * Schoolbook hunky-dory with Islam, but skunks Jesus.
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