OK

OK
OK
☆ OK1 or O.K. [ō kā′ ]
Informal
adj., adv., interj.
[orig. U.S. colloq.: first known use (March 23, 1839) by C. G. Greene, editor, in the Boston Morning Post, as if abbrev. for “oll korrect,” facetious misspelling of all correct; ? altered < Scot dial. och aye, ah yes, oh yes < Gael och, ah, oh + AYE2]
all right; correct(ly)
n.
pl. OK's or O.K.'s
approval; endorsement
vt.
OK'd or O.K.'d, OK'ing or O.K.'ing
to put an OK on; approve; endorse
OK2
abbrev.
Oklahoma

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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