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- another term for dinkum
- ‘Twelve one-day games beef up the 2005 itinerary, but the warm-ups and the Tests - the dinky-di Ashes Tour - total only ten games.’
- ‘Fitzsimons - a grown man with no drug problem - is arguing not to worry about terrorists, because they'll love our lifestyle so much they'll becoming dinky-di aussies.’
- ‘Lions Club representative Nicole Behiels dishes up some dinky-di Australian tucker during the Australia Day celebrations last year.’
Early 20th century: from dinkum, with a nonsensical final element.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.