okay

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A respelling of OK.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

okay (plural okays)

  1. See OK

Verb[edit]

okay (third-person singular simple present okays, present participle okaying, simple past and past participle okayed)

  1. See OK

Adjective[edit]

okay (comparative more okay, superlative most okay)

  1. See OK

Adverb[edit]

okay (comparative more okay, superlative most okay)

  1. See OK

Interjection[edit]

okay

  1. See OK

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

okay

  1. OK (endorsement; approval)

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oˈkeː/, /oˈkɛɪ̯/

Adjective[edit]

okay (comparative okayer, superlative am okaysten)

  1. (colloquial) OK
    Ich bin ein ganz okayer Fußballer.
    I'm an OK footballer.

Usage notes[edit]

Adjectival use is possible in colloquial speech, but will rarely be seen in writing.

Adverb[edit]

okay

  1. OK

Interjection[edit]

okay

  1. OK

Usage notes[edit]

The spelling okay is the most frequent in German. Abbreviations (as given above) do exist, but are less common than in English.