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1.
Australian slang; v, fair or true. To proclaim a fact or truth in a statement in such a manner.
Na mate, I'l tell ya what...the guy come roun he-gain..Il give to em right..bloody fair dinkum mate!"
by herbie January 22, 2004
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2.
To mean that something is truthful. Fair share of work, truth, or honesty. Not kidding. Not 'taking the shit', as it were.
Fair dinkum, would I lie to you?
by Coihandel April 04, 2003
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3.
Usually a term used to confirm the truth of a statement.
The origins of this term are disputed but a plausible one is that it came from the Victorian Goldfields where Chinese workers used the term Ding kum so confirm a deal that is honest and true.
Fair dinkum mate those shoes have seen better days.
by Parkmyute November 20, 2012
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4.
An Australian expression of disbelief.
John: "I got really pissed last night"
Bruce: "Fairdinkum!"
by Western January 09, 2006
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5.
(In addition to other definitions)

Incredulous disbelief, similar to bloody hell.
Fair dinkum mate, you didn't have to knock over the case of beer!
by youcantryreachingme June 06, 2005
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6.
1)Australian Slang Word to express suprise.
2)Statement of acknowledgement.

Similar term to "No Sh!t"
1)Person A - I nearly had a car accident today!
Person B - Fair Dinkum?

2)Person A - It's going to cost me lot of money to fix the car.
Person B - Fair Dinkum
by Melbourne Dude March 02, 2005
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7.
Originates from when Captain Cook first landed in Australia. When they used to drink the toast would be "Fair Drinking" and the saying has evolved from there.
"Mick that koala just scratched my nob off"
"Fair Dinkum Shane, you did piss on him"
by Pinkbum May 13, 2004
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