An Australian expression of disbelief.
John: "I got really pissed last night"
Bruce: "Fairdinkum!"
ayon kay Western ika-09 ng Enero, 2006
Australian slang; v, fair or true. To proclaim a fact or truth in a statement in such a manner.
Na mate, I'l tell ya what...the guy come roun he-gain..Il give to em right..bloody fair dinkum mate!"
ayon kay herbie ika-22 ng Enero, 2004
To mean that something is truthful. Fair share of work, truth, or honesty. Not kidding. Not 'taking the shit', as it were.
Fair dinkum, would I lie to you?
ayon kay Coihandel ika-04 ng Abril, 2003
Usually a term used to confirm the truth of a statement.
The origins of this term are disputed but a plausible one is that it came from the Victorian Goldfields where Chinese workers used the term Ding kum so confirm a deal that is honest and true.
Fair dinkum mate those shoes have seen better days.
ayon kay Parkmyute ika-20 ng Nobyembre, 2012
(In addition to other definitions)

Incredulous disbelief, similar to bloody hell.
Fair dinkum mate, you didn't have to knock over the case of beer!
ayon kay youcantryreachingme ika-06 ng Hunyo, 2005
1)Australian Slang Word to express suprise.
2)Statement of acknowledgement.

Similar term to "No Sh!t"
1)Person A - I nearly had a car accident today!
Person B - Fair Dinkum?

2)Person A - It's going to cost me lot of money to fix the car.
Person B - Fair Dinkum
ayon kay Melbourne Dude ika-02 ng Marso, 2005
Originates from when Captain Cook first landed in Australia. When they used to drink the toast would be "Fair Drinking" and the saying has evolved from there.
"Mick that koala just scratched my nob off"
"Fair Dinkum Shane, you did piss on him"
ayon kay Pinkbum ika-13 ng Mayo, 2004

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