Definitions

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  • adjective chiefly UK, informal Correct, satisfactory.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Or, as Mr. Smith observed, "If the world was going along tickety-boo, Vice would not be a news source."

    Vice Media Tries to Keep Its Cool

  • Of course, the credit-ratings agencies are the same genii who swore that all the world's banks were tickety-boo The money's free!

    Lucy Mangan's pick of the week: The story, the stat, the quote, the tweet

  • But the government should not give credence to them by enacting legislation which says that Islam is tickety-boo and thus demanding of our respect.

    We should not absolve Islam of the crimes committed in its name

  • As for Kyrgyzstan, where things are not exactly tickety-boo either, we are going to do some more urging, though as David Lidington put it: "We have to accept some practical limits to the ability of the UK to put right all the problems mentioned …" You can say that again.

    Diplomacy inaction

  • It seemed like everytime Colonel Pettygree opened his mouth and declared that everything was going all tickety-boo, something dire would happen to his brigade.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • It seemed like everytime Colonel Pettygree opened his mouth and declared that everything was going all tickety-boo, something dire would happen to his brigade.

    Sudan Battle Report

  • Well, except for Sean Preston and Jayden James, who had to put up with a slightly crazed woman babbling at them in a made-up language and farting like a spluttery clown-car engine all the time, but for everyone else it was all tickety-boo.

    Britney Spears In Hospital After K-Fed Custody Row

  • Then he uses a cute rhetorical device to claim that because the station discussed by Watts has a larger trend than the corresponding adjusted grid-cell, the adustments made by GISS and CRU are all tickety-boo.

    Gavin Schmidt: station data "not used" in climate models « Climate Audit

  • Mann argues that using correct centering the “climate signal” simply moves from PC1 to PC4, so as long as you include four or five PCs in the regression stage, everything is tickety-boo.

    Regression and Varimax Rotation « Climate Audit

  • As Jamie Baker reported in Thursday's Telegram, since the rules allowed it, Rideout thinks the whole idea is just tickety-boo.

    Rideout defends 5K gift of public cash

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  • "Two thumbs-up" (as they say on pirate dvd covers round here).

    June 20, 2008

  • Nice. Surprised it's not been listed before.

    June 20, 2008

  • See Ticaboo.

    June 20, 2008

  • Colloq., 'in order; correct; satisfactory.'

    August 4, 2008

  • Seen here.

    July 15, 2009