Synonyms of 'pukka'
genuine or realHe bought a pukka, rear-drive sports car.
They are convinced the painting is genuine.
An official announcement is expected later today.
patterns for making authentic border-style clothing
the smell of real leather
Two out of five people do not have a proper job.
on the level (informal),
There were moments where you wondered if anyone was on the level.
We are happy to donate to bona fide charitable causes.
dinkum (Australian, New Zealand, informal),
He was a fair dinkum bloke with no pretensions.
the real McCoy
properly done, constructed, etc.a pukka English gentleman
In those days it was not thought proper for a woman to be on the stage.
He wrote a very formal letter of apology.
The book's protagonist is portrayed as respectable and decent.
posh (British, informal),
He came from a respectable middle-class family.
The use of the correct procedure is vital.
two ladies with genteel manners and voices
His score had reached a presentable total.
The politician was wearing a suitably decorous expression.
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in the sense of authentic
of undisputed origin or authorshippatterns for making authentic border-style clothing
in the sense of bona fide
undertaken in good faithWe are happy to donate to bona fide charitable causes.
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Thesaurus for pukka from the Collins English Thesaurus
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