Definition of Pally

1. Adjective. (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals.

Exact synonyms: Chummy, Matey, Palsy-walsy
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Friendly
Derivative terms: Chum, Chumminess, Mate



Definition of Pally

1. Adjective. Like a pal; friendly. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) An affectionate term of address. ¹

3. Noun. (US Australia) A slightly derogatory and insulting term of address. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pally

1. marked by close friendship [adj -LIER, -LIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pally

palliest
palling
palliobranchiata
palliobranchiate
pallisander
pallister-killian syndrome
pallium
palliums
pallometa
pallone
pallones
pallophotophone
pallor
pallors
palls
pally (current term)
palm
palm-chin reflex
palm-leaf
palm-shaped
palm-tree
palm-trees
palm card
palm cat
palm civet
palm family
palm kernel
palm nut
palm off
palm oil

Literary usage of Pally

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1. A Dictionary of American Politics: Comprising Accounts of Political Parties by Everit Brown, Albert Strauss (1892)
"... pally because they rally in defense of their livelihood, while honest citizens, though vitally affected, do not have their own interest in the matter ..."

2. Reflections on the Late Lord Bolingbroke's Letters on the Study and Use of by John Leland (1753)
"... Letters. pally concerning the books of "Judges, Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles^ that there is any colourable pretence for laying with our author, ..."

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