okay | OK

This page is about the slang term okay | OK.

Meaning: all right, acceptable

For example:

  • Tracey asked her boss if it was okay to go home early.

  • The food was OK, but it wasn't great.

Quick Quiz:

It was okay to bring printed dictionaries into the exam room, but electronic dictionaries were not okay. The students

a. could only take electronic dictionaries

b. could only take printed dictionaries

c. could take either dictionary, but not both

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Contributor: Matt Errey