1. I'm fine. An unenthusiastic response to a question about one's well-being. Oh, I'm doing okay—the grief has begun to lessen with time.
2. A question about one's well-being. Are you doing okay? I know you've had a rough week at work.
See also: okay
(Are you) doing okay?and You doing okay?
1. How are you? Mary: Doing okay? Bill: You bet! How are you? Bill: Hey, man! Are you doing okay? Tom: Sure thing! And you?
2. How are you surviving this situation or ordeal? Mary: You doing okay? Bill: Sure. What about you? Mary: I'm doing fine. Tom: Wow, that was some turbulence we just hit! Are you doing okay? Mary: I'm still a little frightened, but I'll make it.