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ridgy-didge Line breaks: ridgy-didge
Pronunciation: /ˈrɪdʒidɪdʒ/

Definition of ridgy-didge in English:


Australian informal
Genuine, original, or good: a true-blue ridgy-didge Aussie
More example sentences
  • Running a yarn to protect an in-house show is one thing - pretending it's a ridgy-didge story with real world protagonists just further demeans your image.
  • I suppose he was wanting to come over all ridgy-didge but, strike me pink, instead he ends up looking a right galah.


1950s: from ridge, an old slang term meaning 'gold, gold coin'.

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