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peely-wally

peelie-wallie

/ (ˈpiːlɪˈwælɪ) /
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adjective
Scot slang off colour; pale and ill-lookinghe's a wee bit peely-wally this morning
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Word Origin for peely-wally

apparently a reduplicated form of wally ² in the sense: faded

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