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

  • adj. Slang Perfectly satisfactory; fine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as hunky, hunk, 2.

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

  • adj. being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition


Probably alteration of hunky, safe, all right, from obsolete hunk, goal, home in a game, from Dutch honk, from Frisian hunk.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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