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[wil-ee] /ˈwɪl i/
noun, plural willies.
willow (def 4).
verb (used with object), willied, willying.
to willow (cotton).
Origin of willy
1825-35; special use of dial. willy, Old English wilige basket (orig. one made of willow twigs); akin to willow


[wil-ee] /ˈwɪl i/
a male given name, form of William.
a female given name. Unabridged
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  • That's why you never met him, willy: he worked—and got the habit.

    The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance
  • And even willy Bartlett chimed in with an unemotional: "Good work!"

    The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance
  • "Give me the lantern, willy," said Ralph, going down on his knees to feel the heart.

  • willy was walking to and fro across the road, not daring to look down.

  • Rotha was by her side, and willy lay on the settle drawn up to the hearth.

British Dictionary definitions for willy


(Brit, informal) a childish or jocular term for penis
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  1. The penis; weenie •Adopted in US slang fairly recently: The notion that some small part of the cosmic order hung on our teenage willies was a heavy load for us young soldiers in St. Ignatius' Army of Christ/ The plethysmograph, basically a strain gauge wrapped around the willy, electronically registers the pulls and tugs of arousal and then draws them as jagged peaks and valleys on a line graph (1905+)
  2. Corn Willie

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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