wellie

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noun, often capitalized wel·lie \ˈwe-lē\

Definition of wellie

plural

wellies

chiefly British

  1. :  wellington —usually used in plural

Variants of wellie

or

welly

Origin and Etymology of wellie

by shortening & alteration


First Known Use: 1961


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