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real McCoy

an authentic thing or person. Of course it's authentic. It's the real McCoy.
See also: McCoy, real
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Though the audience might believe a female could never be A REAL MCCOY (don't tell the wives that), readers will accept Kat as the sixth sibling.
Kim Basinger stars in The Real McCoy, an action film about a former bank robber.
We're bringing in the beer from Denmark, so we now have the real McCoy.
But she has a final test to put to the stranger, the test which will reveal to her if the man in front of her is an imposter or the real McCoy.
Like his Winnipeg predecessors John Paizs and Guy Maddin, Demarbre is out to make the Real McCoy, warts and all.
It is the real McCoy and is bound to create a lot of interest,' he said.
Railroad workers were so impressed with his invention that they dubbed it "The Real McCoy," the standard to which 'all competitors were held.
There's an amazing documentary/movie about Andy McCoy called The Real McCoy.
The real McCoy cost thousands but we got it made at a snip of the price tag in just an hour.
A local guitarist, "discovered" by Molasses Creek's Gary Mitchell, Paley is the real McCoy, an authentic singer/songwriter whose offerings are alternatively poignant and pointed.
McCoy (1844-1929) - The son of fugitive slaves, he overcame prejudice and is believed to be the source of the phrase, "The real McCoy.
Happily, the songs (arranged by Greenwald's husband, David Mansfield) and their musical interpreters are the real McCoy.
The real McCoy is a "neutral playground where all the power is shared.
A team of British and Australian astronomers has predicted a moderately good show for this year and next--stronger than in 1998--but they say the real McCoy won't occur until 2001 and 2002.
If you've ever used the expression "the real McCoy," you may be referring to Elijah McCoy.