Definition of dinky-di in English:
adjectiveAustralian /NZ informal
Another term for dinkum.
- 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.
- 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.
Early 20th century: from dinkum, with a nonsensical final element.
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