dilly

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noun dil·ly \ˈdi-lē\

Definition of dilly

plural

dillies

  1. :  one that is remarkable or outstanding had a dilly of a storm for a practical joke, that was a dilly

Examples of dilly in a Sentence

  1. came up with a dilly of an idea to get the fledgling company off the ground

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Origin and Etymology of dilly

obsolete dilly, adjective, delightful, perhaps by shortening & alteration from delightful



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