dil·​ly | \ ˈdi-lē How to pronounce dilly (audio) \
plural dillies

Definition of dilly

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

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Examples of dilly in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of dilly

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dilly

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

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The first known use of dilly was in 1935

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