Definition of tickety-boo in English:

tickety-boo

adjective

British
informal, dated
  • predicative In good order; fine.

    ‘everything is tickety-boo’
    • ‘They had been heading to another town but stopped in Majar Kabir ‘to check everything was tickety-boo,’ as one senior British soldier told The Observer.’
    • ‘Hoon must go, but first he must sort out all his advisers who were telling him everything was tickety-boo and it obviously wasn't.’
    • ‘A liberal spraying of spot lawn weeder and all was tickety-boo.’
    • ‘When matrons ran hospitals and made morning rounds, everything on the wards had to be tickety-boo.’
    • ‘‘It would be wrong to buy a business which is 100% tickety-boo because then you would almost certainly have overpaid for it,’ Locke says.’
    • ‘The situation sounds winningly tickety-boo given that I only understand one sentence in 50.’
    satisfactory, all right, fine, in order, acceptable, up to scratch, up to the mark, up to standard, up to par, competent
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Origin

1930s: perhaps from Hindi ṭhīk hai ‘all right’.

Pronunciation

tickety-boo

/ˌtikədēˈbo͞o//ˌtɪkədiˈbu/