What is Real ?

Real is (adj) 1. not a copy, not artificial Is that watch real gold? That plastic apple looks very real or looks just like the real thing. He has a real leather case. 2. used to emphasise That car is a real bargain at £300. Their little girl is going to be a real beauty. Wasps can be a real problem on picnics. There’s a real danger that the shop will be closed. 3. which exists Have you ever seen a real live tiger?


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level