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peelywally adjective

Unwell, washed out, pale & uninteresting

See also peelywally baggie

Example

I was a bit peelywally this morning

Origin

Scottish slang – 1950s

Collected by

Granny
Marion Dixon (Howes) – mother of Mum

Notes

A Scot would say it to rhyme with trolley
Granny said it to rhyme with alley.

Submitted: 09/03/2021 by Mark ● Last updated: 13/03/2021 12:50 by Mark

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