Citations:for realsies

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English citations of for realsies

Adjective: "(slang) true, genuine, real"[edit]

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  • 2004 September 11, Geekly, “Re: Speechless”, in alt.music.rush, Usenet[1]:
    So is there much chance that the Boddington's I see here is for realsies?
  • 2010 — Robert Brockway, Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody: The Terrifyingly Real Ways the World Wants You Dead, Three Rivers Press (2010), →ISBN, page 127:
    So basically the EPA asked large, profit-motivated companies to pinky swear "everything was cool," and then followed up by asking them if it was "for realsies."
  • 2011 — Kathleen Perricone, "'Friday Night Lights' movie is happening 'for realsies,' promises show's star Connie Britton", New York Daily News, 6 October 2011:
    Connie Britton, who played Tami Taylor for five seasons, confirms the news is "for realsies."

Adverb: "(slang) truly, genuinely, actually"[edit]

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  • 2008 — A. M. Goldsher, Today's Special, Little Black Dress Books (2008), →ISBN:
    Anna perks up. 'Foot rubs? For realsies?'
  • 2009 — Chloe Neill, Friday Night Bites, New American Library (2009), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
    She chuckled. "For realsies, even?"
  • 2009 — Holt Bailey & Brian Steele, Hostage: A Love Story, 00:01:44-00:01:49:
    Hostage: I love you. Do you love me?
    Gunman: For realsies, babe.
  • 2010 — Sandy Cohen, The Viper's Son, Burping Frog Publishing (2010), →ISBN, page 146:
    He reached into his pocket and held out an engagement ring with a perfect, three carat, emerald-cut diamond.
    "Oh, Heiny, for realsies?
  • 2011Mike Edison, Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!: Of Playboys, Pigs, and Penthouse Paupers, An American Tale of Sex and Wonder, Soft Skull Press (2011), →ISBN, page 46:
    Miss July 1958, however, was the queen of the realm, the one Playmate bright enough to play the game for realsies.
  • 2011 — Sherry D. Ficklin, Palmetto Moon: Born of Blood, Tell-Tale Publishing Group, LLC (2011), →ISBN, page 98:
    It was a test he had to pass, or die. For realsies this time.
  • 2011Megan Hart, Collide, Spice Books (2011), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
    "I can't blame you. I meaning, I knew you had it bad, but I didn't know you had it for realsies."
  • 2011Darynda Jones, Second Grave on the Left, St. Martin's Press (2011), →ISBN, page 127:
    "Do you have to go? For realsies?"