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genuine article

noun as in real McCoy

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Example Sentences

Like Tinbergen’s birds, we prefer exaggerated artifice to the genuine article.

There are others who actually know Bert Rodriguez yet still accept me as the genuine article.

The cynics among us will be rankled at the description of a book as “inspiring,” but Massie is the genuine article.

There must be either a good deal of gilded gingerbread or a great let of the genuine article, at our places of worship.

Clearly the sans-culotte of Brussels was a mere tinsel imitation of the genuine article at Paris.

They've got eyes for every little detail, and they know the difference between the genuine article and an imitation.

The above despatch has the appearance of the genuine article—but I am inclined to think it a clever counterfeit.

One need not blame the Italian for this, though when he himself eats of it, or gives it you to eat, it is the genuine article.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to genuine article, such as: goods, gospel, mccoy, no imitation, no joke, and real thing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.