Definition of hunky-dory adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌhʌŋki ˈdɔːri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhʌŋki ˈdɔːri//
[not before noun] (informal)
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if you say that everything is hunky-dory, you mean that there are no problems and that everyone is happy Word Originmid 19th cent. (originally US): hunky from Dutch honk ‘home, base’ (in games); the origin of dory is unknown.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hunky-dory