for real

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  • for-real (usually used only in the comparative or superlative)

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for real ‎(comparative more for real, superlative most for real)

  1. Genuine, true or earnest.
    Is his story for real?
    • 1968 September 6, “Outreach in the inner city makes library 'for real'”, in Christian Science Monitor:
      [] demonstration sponsored by the library may make the library more' "for real" to the inner-city person

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Adverb[edit]

for real ‎(not comparable)

  1. Genuinely, truly.
    This recipe takes two hours to cook, for real!

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