real deal

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NounEdit

real deal (plural real deals)

  1. (literally) An authentic bargain.
  2. (idiomatic) A beneficial result or favorable state-of-affairs.
  3. (idiomatic, preceded by the) A thing or person which is genuine, authentic, or worthy of serious regard.
    • 2007 Oct. 9, R. D. Russell, "Will the Real Blue-Eyed Soul Artists Please Stand Up?," playbackstl.com:
      George Michael is the real deal—a real blue-eyed soul artist whom you can wholeheartedly get behind, knowing that you'll never be duped or deceived by his lust for commercial success.

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Last modified on 22 June 2013, at 18:20