What Does AOK Mean in a Text?

homesearch aAOK
AOK means "All OK." The abbreviation AOK is a way of amplifying the term "OK" to indicate that everything is in fact perfect.

AOK may have originated in 1961, with the US astronaut Alan Shepard, who is thought to have used the phrase during his mission. However, it is also believed that it may already have been in use with telephone switchboard operators in the US.

Of note, the abbreviation AOK can also be written as A-OK.

Image for AOK

When I write AOK, I mean this:

meaning of AOK

The abbreviation AOK means all okay.

Summary of Key Points

"All OK" is the most common definition for AOK on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:All OK
Guessability:guessability level 1
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of AOK in Sentences

Here are examples of AOK being used in conversations:
  • Ty: Hi. How're things?
  • Nina: Life is AOK.
  • Leon: I'm worried about this meeting.
  • Scarlett: Stop fretting. It'll be AOK.

An Academic Look at AOK

The abbreviation AOK is typically used as a predicate adjective (i.e., an adjective that comes after the noun it describes).

Example of AOK Used in a Text

author logo

This page is maintained by the Cyber Definitions Editorial Team.

You might also like...

Help Us Improve Cyber Definitions

  • Do you disagree with something on this page?
  • Did you spot a typo?
  • Do you know a slang term that we've missed?
Please tell us using this form.

Share This Page

share icon

If you like Cyber Definitions (or this page in particular), please link to it or share it with others.

If you do, please tell us. It helps us a lot!

Create a QR Code

create QR code

Use our handy widget to create a QR code for this page...or any page.