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bally

1

[ bal-ee ]

adjective

, British Slang.
  1. damned (euphemism for bloody ).


Bally

2

[ bah-lee ]

noun

  1. a city in SW West Bengal, in E India, NW of Kolkata.

bally

1

/ ˈbælɪ /

adjective

  1. slang.
    a euphemism for bloody


bally

2

/ ˈbælɪ /

noun

  1. dialect.
    a thumb
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Word History and Origins

Origin of bally1

First recorded in 1840–50; by alteration
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Example Sentences

He's a bally millionaire also, and he used to have a good many dealings with the firm.

If we can't do that, we shall have to wait till the bally clockwork runs down.

Yes, it's all right; but you needn't rave about it like a bally poet.

Then tell me what I've spent on my bally old stomach—on food.

I am not quite prepared,' he said, 'to hand over this country to a lot of bally half-breeds and bloody savages.'

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