whillywha

noun
whil·​ly·​wha
variants: or less commonly whillywhaw \ ˈ(h)wiliˌ(h)wȯ \
plural -s

Definition of whillywha

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 Scottish : a deceitful flatterer
2 chiefly Scottish : a coaxing deceitful speech usually used in plural

whillywha

verb
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Definition of whillywha (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

Scottish
: to dupe by flattering : wheedle, cajole

intransitive verb

Scottish : to talk in a coaxing manner

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