hunky-dory


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hunky-dory

(ˈhəŋkiˈdori)
mod. fine; okay. As a matter of fact, everything is just hunky-dory.
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Mohammad-Javad Larijani (photo), secretary general of Iran's Supreme Council for Human Rights, told the UN members that all was hunky-dory in Iran while its foreign critics were the real evil people.
I was looking at the picture and thinking to myself, oh look at those two smiling as if everything were hunky-dory in America, and then I looked more closely at Obama's Cheshire Cat smile and noticed another face behind the first one; so clever and so apropos of the man's character or lack thereof.
In addition, the whole world is waiting for him to transform the US economy, restore world confidence, energise the markets and make everything hunky-dory worldwide.
THIS wonderful Prime Minister, pictured, keeps telling us all how everything in England is hunky-dory and that the rate of inflation is 2% due to their wonderful management of the economy.
I'M often the first to howl that everything ain't all hunky-dory about the Assembly.
Perhaps living in Sutton Coldfield you can be forgiven for thinking that everything is hunky-dory, but I can assure you that people living in the inner city suburbs, which grow worse by the day, would not share your opinion.
My character is, like, 'Oh, look at the butterflies, everything is so hunky-dory and amazing,' but when she feels threatened or feels uncomfortable you see the other side of her.
THESE are the dishy dozen who will make 2007 a HUNKy-dory year for Midland women.
We thought we were fine, that everything was hunky-dory.
Pretending that everything was hunky-dory was exhausting.
For dialectics--or the very idea of opposition, resistance, even discomfort--was utterly absent from "High & Low," replaced by a hunky-dory, we're-all-in-this-together model that saw advanced art and modern mass culture constantly borrowing, renewing, and handing back each other's forms without so much as an awkward brush of the shoulders between them.
Some local chambers try to act like everything is hunky-dory, which it looks that way when you keep your head in the sand.
But I'm assured everything is hunky-dory now and the band will perform.
I hate to disillusion the poor woman but actually things didn't turn out all that hunky-dory for Romeo and Juliet.
So, if the situation is so hunky-dory, why is the county left pleading for more cash.