Definition of real adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE usually BrE//rɪəl//
, BrE//ˈriːəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːəl//
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(North American English, Scottish English, informal) very That tastes real good. He's a real nice guy. I'm real sorry. Word Originlate Middle English (as a legal term meaning ‘relating to things, especially real property’): from Anglo-Norman French, from late Latin realis, from Latin res ‘thing’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: real