willy-mufty

noun

wil·​ly-mufty
ˈwiliˌməfti
dialectal, England

Word History

Etymology

willy (alteration of willow entry 1) + English dialect mufty, a kind of warbler, irregular from muff

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“Willy-mufty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/willy-mufty. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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