1. [ adjective ] not fake or counterfeit
Synonyms: echt

"a genuine Picasso" "genuine leather"

Related terms: counterfeit real authentic old honest-to-god good attested true real honest sincere
2. [ adjective ] not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
Synonyms: unfeigned true

"genuine emotion" "her interest in people was unfeigned" "true grief"

Related terms: sincere
3. [ adjective ] being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
Synonyms: literal actual real

"her actual motive" "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton "a genuine dilemma"

Related terms: true
Similar spelling:   Gemini