just what the doctor ordered

just what the doctor ordered
just what the doctor ordered phrase
something that is exactly what you need or want

Our holiday in Tahiti was just what the doctor ordered.

Thesaurus: something or someone that is good or very goodsynonym
Main entry: doctor

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just what the doctor ordered
informal : exactly what is wanted or needed

A day at the beach was just what the doctor ordered.

— see also spin doctor, witch doctor
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Main Entry:doctor
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just what the doctor ordered — see doctor, 1
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Main Entry:order

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just what the doctor ˈordered idiom
(humorous) exactly what sb wants or needs
Main entry:doctoridiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • just what the doctor ordered — {n. phr.}, {informal} Exactly what is needed or wanted. * / Ah! Just what the doctor ordered! exclaimed Joe when Mary brought him a cold soda./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • just what the doctor ordered — {n. phr.}, {informal} Exactly what is needed or wanted. * / Ah! Just what the doctor ordered! exclaimed Joe when Mary brought him a cold soda./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • just what the doctor ordered — If something s just what the doctor ordered, it is precisely what is needed …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • just what the doctor ordered —    If something s just what the doctor ordered, it is precisely what is needed.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If something is just what the doctor ordered, it is exactly what is needed and will make you feel better.     A week end in… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • just what the doctor ordered — n. exactly what is needed. □ This nice cool beer is just what the doctor ordered. □ A nice chat ith friends is just what the doctor ordered …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • just what the doctor ordered — exactly what is needed or wanted Having the extra day off from work was just what the doctor ordered and he was able to get his many errands finished …   Idioms and examples

  • just what the doctor ordered — exactly what is wanted or needed. An evening without the kids was just what the doctor ordered …   New idioms dictionary

  • just\ what\ the\ doctor\ ordered — n. phr. informal Exactly what is needed or wanted. Ah! Just what the doctor ordered! exclaimed Joe when Mary brought him a cold soda …   Словарь американских идиом

  • just what the doctor ordered — something that is exactly what you need or want Our holiday in Tahiti was just what the doctor ordered …   English dictionary

  • be just what the doctor ordered — humorous to be exactly what is wanted or needed. Andy s making us some lunch. Great, just what the doctor ordered. A night out on their own was just what the doctor ordered …   New idioms dictionary

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