English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'dinkum'

(adjective) 
Definition
genuine or right
(Australian, New Zealand, informal)  He was a fair dinkum bloke with no pretensions.
Synonyms
genuine
She is a very caring and genuine person.
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honest
I was honest about what I was doing.
,
natural
Jan's sister was as natural and friendly as the rest of the family.
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frank
They had a frank discussion about the issue.
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sincere
He accepted her apologies as sincere.
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candid
a candid account of her life in the limelight
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upfront (informal)
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artless
his artless air and charming smile
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guileless
She was so guileless that he had no option but to believe her.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of artless
Definition
natural or unpretentious
his artless air and charming smile
Synonyms
upfront (informal),
dinkum (Australian, New Zealand, informal),
uncontrived,
undesigning
in the sense of candid
Definition
honest and straightforward in speech or behaviour
a candid account of her life in the limelight
in the sense of frank
Definition
honest and straightforward in speech or attitude
They had a frank discussion about the issue.
Synonyms

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