from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Slang Excellent; fine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Great; going well; proceeding in an eminently agreeable fashion.
  • n. A pet name used affectionately.
  • n. A duck (aquatic bird).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. fine; satisfactory; excellent.
  • adj. charming; cute.
  • n. a special loved one; a darling; -- used as a term of endearment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a special loved one


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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  • i like this word alot.

    December 15, 2010

  • I think this word is just ducky.

    October 15, 2008

  • As a word for a duck, this is unacceptable. However, as a familiar and affectionate form of address to total strangers, it has a certain charm.

    December 29, 2006