hunky (“in good condition”, “safe and sound”) + dory (origin and meaning unknown)
hunky dory (not comparable)
- (informal) Satisfactory, fine.
- Now that I’ve found my missing book, everything’s hunky-dory again.
- ^ “ˌhunky-ˈdory, -ˈdorey” defined as a derived term of the adjective “hunky, a.¹”, listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]