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sure-enough

[shoo r-i-nuhf, shur-]
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adjective Older Use.
  1. real; genuine.
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Origin of sure-enough

First recorded in 1535–45
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Related Words for sure-enough

perfect, genuine, normal, truthful, accurate, honest, appropriate, legitimate, pure, proper, natural, authentic, correct, sincere, typical, undeniable, unequivocal, unmistakable, indisputable, self-evident

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Historical Examples of sure-enough

  • We done it, and there was the sure-enough water right under us!

    Tom Sawyer Abroad

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • Only today he said that he's livin' in a palace with a sure-enough butler to buttle.

  • Felicia's given me a sure-enough present, haven't you, little girl?

    The Forbidden Trail

    Honor Willsie

  • "By dog, you give a sure-enough good show," exploded Ellison.

    Oh, You Tex!

    William Macleod Raine

  • It seems, however, that they had not come to the real, sure-enough Finis.

    Ade's Fables

    George Ade