Dinkum meaning

dĭnkəm
Genuine; real.
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Honestly; truly.
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Honest or genuine.
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Honestly or genuinely.
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(Australia, slang) Genuine, true, honest, on the level. [From 1894]
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(Australia, slang) Hard work. [From 1888]
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(Australia, slang) Truth.
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Origin of dinkum

  • From English dialectal Australian work

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Unknown, possibly from Lincolnshire dialect. First use (as a noun) from 1888.

    From Wiktionary