Felicity made our mouths water by announcing that she was going to make a roly-poly jam pudding for dinner.
"I think they're lots of fun," said roly-poly Agnes, giggling again.
But this happiness is qualified when she gives us roly-poly pudding more than once every ten days.
Undoubtedly, and her escort was "roly-poly," for Dora's description had fitted him perfectly.
There was roast mutton with onion sauce, and a roly-poly pudding.
Old roly-poly said once that he paid the running expenses of this town himself.
Joscelyn shot up through a roly-poly childhood into slim, bewitching girlhood in a chill repressive atmosphere.
When they started home, the roly-poly Poilu seemed to have recovered entirely.
A roly-poly woman of forty or so is caught on the islet by the closing of old Ocean's drawbridge.
On the platform of the station sat a roly-poly, chubby-cheeked little girl, with a carpet-bag and a heavy bundle.
"short and stout," 1820, probably a varied reduplication of roll (v.). As a noun, it was used as the name of various ball games from 1713, and it was used as early as 1610s in the sense of "rascal." As an appellation of a short, stout person, from 1836.