British English Slang – Tickety-boo or tickety boo.

Meaning – OK, satisfactory or fine. Everything is in good order and as it should be. This expression is often used to indicate that things are going well or according to plan.

Tickety-boo is old-fashioned British slang, but still in use today. The phrase is thought to have originated in the British military during World War II, but its exact origins are unclear.

The idiom right as rain can be used to refer to somebody or something that is in good order or in good health.


  • “I’ve already finished writing my report for Mr Jones. He checked it out and told me it was all tickety-boo!”

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