pally

[ pal-ee ]
/ ˈpæl i /

adjective, pal·li·er, pal·li·est. Informal.

friendly; comradely: old friends being pally at a class reunion.

Nearby words

  1. pallidoansotomy,
  2. pallidotomy,
  3. pallidum,
  4. pallium,
  5. pallor,
  6. pally up,
  7. palm,
  8. palm bay,
  9. palm beach,
  10. palm beach gardens

Origin of pally

First recorded in 1890–95; pal + -y1

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pally

/ (ˈpælɪ) /

adjective -lier or -liest

informal on friendly or familiar terms
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