from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Genuine; real.
- adverb Honestly; truly.
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- noun Australia, slang
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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I feel that I should apologize for the fact that Forbes is an Australian but fair dinkum the only good thing to come out of the whole saga is that you have got him and we havn't.
Fair dinkum, as they say down under, but he knows the former world No1 better than anyone in the game, and he will recognise the confidence etched in Woods' words as he reviewed his round.
Fair dinkum, my wife had a photo removed and I joined that Facebook group in August 2007.
Got very excited when I heard some of the hitters who took out Johnny Hamas in Dubai a little while back were carrying dinkum Aussie passports.
Fair dinkum to you chaps, it's the only chance you've had to use that combination of words all winter.
Surely she is not fair dinkum, she has to be a couple of snags short of a
Nice old chap, incredibly intelligent, and of course responsible for some fair dinkum science fiction, although his later books were rather weak.
English method of cheating involving making the old ball swing by impregnating it with sugary saliva, voodoo or as-yet-unidentified unfair dinkum substance.
Put a couple of drinks in these folks, and they were fair dinkum mates to anyone.
Australia has made many unique contributions to the English language, from "crikey" to "fair dinkum."