dilly

noun dil·ly \ ˈdi-lē \

Definition of dilly

plural dillies
: 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

Origin and Etymology of dilly

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


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