from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of copacetic.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of copacetic.
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- adj. completely satisfactory
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Thu 10 Feb 05 20: 43 has anyone traced the word copasetic to a definite source before Mr. Bojangles?
And that led me to learn that some people credited him with popularizing "copasetic" and that led me to a wikipedia entry that says copasetic was first used in 1919.
"copasetic" [used so nicely in "West L.A. Fadeaway"] -- and such stunts as dancing down Broadway in 1939 from Columbus Circle to 44th Street in celebration of his sixty-first birthday.
Thoughtful answers are copasetic, though ribald, eccentric, absurd responses earn magical brownie points.
But, Madsen added, "There are no philosophers" in Onkalo, where all seems copasetic, thanks to the visual grace that informs the photography of humans at work; you feel Madsen's recognition of an inherent dignity, and the occasional ghosting effect serves the film's letter-to-a-future-generation motif well.
So imagine my shock when THE DAY BEFORE, like THE LAST NIGHT I was copasetic to smoke, my friggen 'girlfriend up and dumped me!
Of course, why wouldn't they take advantage of this system, if all of the countries involved agree that it is copasetic?
As long as he's going after McSame and Hillary isn't attacking him, everything's copasetic.
If you're taking money you have to act in a manner that's copasetic with the Constitution.
So if Power said Hillary was "acting" like a monster everything would be copasetic?
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