Definition of peachy keen in English:

peachy keen


informal, dated North American
  • Very satisfactory; fine.

    • ‘I'm not saying everything is peachy keen’
    • ‘To get that peachy-keen look, brighten your cheeks with this product.’
    • ‘You made it seem like everything was peachy-keen with you two.’
    • ‘He has called his work ‘a stand against the fiction that everything in this slipping land of ours is peachy-keen.’’
    • ‘But now, he had the feeling she wasn't exactly peachy-keen with him.’
    • ‘Days like this are for using words like peachy-keen!’
    • ‘At the same time, things aren't really peachy-keen anywhere nowadays.’
    • ‘That's the hard part, everything was going just peachy-keen when he did a disappearing act.’
    • ‘They're just good people and the label is great and everything's just peachy-keen.’


peachy keen

/ˈpēCHē kēn/ /ˈpitʃi kin/


1950s from peachy (sense 2) + keen (sense 5 of the adjective).