walliest

wally

[wey-lee]
adjective Scot.
1.
fine; splendid.

Origin:
1490–1500; wale2 + -y1

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wally1 (ˈweɪlɪ)
 
adj
1.  fine, pleasing, or splendid
2.  robust or strong
 
[C16: of obscure origin]

wally2 (ˈwælɪ)
 
adj
1.  made of china: a wally dug; a wally vase
2.  lined with ceramic tiles: a wally close
 
[from obsolete dialect wallow faded, adjectival use of wallow to fade, from Old English wealwian]

wally3 (ˈwɒlɪ)
 
n , pl -lies
slang a stupid person
 
[C20: shortened form of the given name Walter]

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