What Does AOK Mean in a Text?

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.

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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

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