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exclamation, adjective, & adverb
- another term for OK
- ‘We get a widescreen presentation, which is appreciated; but the film quality ranges from okey-dokey to poor.’
- ‘Sabrina started to get up until Wendy called, ‘No problem, everything's okey-dokey!‘’
- ‘I basically just have to patrol the area, make sure everything's okey-dokey.’
- ‘Those were totally okey-dokey with the Secret Service, but his simply had to be removed.’
- ‘She had attempted to calm public concern last December by convening a panel of international experts on Mad Cow, expecting the panel to say everything is okey-dokey.’
- ‘After all, why salute, when you can just say okey-dokey?’
- ‘He is the guy who wrote the government memo saying that torturing prisoners was legally okey-dokey.’
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