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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: hunky 'fine' (19-20 centuries) (from hunk 'safe, fine' (1800-1900), from hunk 'goal, home (in a game)' (1800-1900), from Dutch honk) + dory (of unknown origin)

hunky-dory

adjective
     
hun‧ky-dor‧y [not before noun]
informal if a situation is hunky-dory, everyone feels happy and there are no problems [= OK]

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