Definition of ridgy-didge in English:

ridgy-didge

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Pronunciation: /ˈrɪdʒidɪdʒ
 
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adjective

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.

Origin

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

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