adj OK, alright. Everything between me and my baby iscopacetic. 1920s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

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  • copacetic — copasetic copaseticadj. 1. completely satisfactory. Syn: copesetic, copesettic. [WordNet 1.5] You had to be a good judge of what a man was like, and the English was copacetic. John O Hara …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • copacetic — 1919, but it may have origins in 19c. Amer.Eng. Southern black speech. Origin unknown, suspects include Latin, Yiddish (Cf. Heb. kol b seder), Italian, Louisiana French (coupe sétique), and Native American. None is considered convincing by… …   Etymology dictionary

  • copacetic — ☆ copacetic or copasetic [kō΄pə set′ik ] adj. [< ?] [Old Slang] good, excellent, fine, etc.: also sp. copesetic …   English World dictionary

  • Copacetic — This article is about the album by Velocity Girl. For definition and etymology of the English word, see Wiktionary:copacetic. Copacetic Studio album by …   Wikipedia

  • copacetic — adj American excellent, satisfactory, hunky dory. Used usually of a situation or state of affairs, copacetic is as likely to be said by a col lege professor as a New York cop. The college professor might think he is using a newish slang term; the …   Contemporary slang

  • copacetic — agreeable, fine, go along with, okay, OK    Don is copacetic. He agrees with our plans …   English idioms

  • copacetic — /koʊpəˈsɛtɪk/ (say kohpuh setik), / ˈsitɪk/ (say seetik) adjective US Colloquial extremely satisfactory; fine: everything is copacetic. Also, copasetic. {Black English (Southern) …   Australian English dictionary

  • copacetic — also copasetic or copesetic adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1919 very satisfactory …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • copacetic — /koh peuh set ik, see tik/, adj. Slang. fine; completely satisfactory; OK. Also, copasetic, copesetic. [1915 20, Amer.; of obscure orig; popular attributions of the word to LaF, It, Heb, etc., lack supporting evidence] * * * …   Universalium

  • copacetic — adj. good, cool, OK, all right (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

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