Definition of dinkum adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dinkum

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈdɪŋkəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪŋkəm//
 
(also dinky di
BrE BrE//ˌdɪŋki ˈdaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪŋki ˈdaɪ//
 
)
(Australian English, New Zealand English, informal)
 
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(of an article or a person) real or genuine If you're dinkum, I'll help you. see also fair dinkum Word Origin late 19th cent.: of unknown origin.

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