Meaning of “fair dinkum” in the English Dictionary

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"fair dinkum" in British English

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fair dinkumadjective [ after verb ], adverb, exclamation

uk /ˌfeə ˈdɪŋ.kəm/ us /ˌfer ˈdɪŋ.kəm/ Australian English informal

honest(ly) or real(ly):

They beat us fair dinkum.

(Definition of “fair dinkum” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)