the genuine article

Definition of the genuine article

  1. :  the real thing A lot of people pretend to be cowboys, but he's the genuine article.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  actually having the reputed or apparent qualities or character

    :  actually produced by or proceeding from the alleged source or author

    :  sincerely and honestly felt or experienced

  1. :  a distinct often numbered section of a writing

    :  a separate clause

    :  a stipulation in a document (such as a contract or a creed)

  1. :  to bind by articles (as of apprenticeship) (see 1article 1c)

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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