Jasmine’s tits felt pukka but did not look the part.
- South Asia: Good of its kind; genuine or authentic.
- Superior or of high quality; first-class.
- Britain, slang: Excellent, fantastic, great.
- Behavior: Correct, socially acceptable or proper.
authentic, bona fide, certifiable, certified, genuine, honest, real, right, true
From Hindi pakkā (“certain, sure”), Punjabi pakkā (“mature, ripe; cooked; strong, substantial; genuine, sound, true, valid”) and Urdu pakkā (“mature, ripe; cooked; strong, substantial; genuine, sound, true, valid”), from Sanskrit pakva (“baked, cooked, roasted”), from pacati (“to bake, cook, roast”).
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Pukka. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/pukka. Accessed 7 May 2021.
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