[ shel-ee ]
/ ˈʃɛl i /

adjective, shell·i·er, shell·i·est.

abounding in shells: a shelly surf.
consisting of a shell or shells.
like a shell or shells.

Origin of shelly

First recorded in 1545–55; shell + -y1

Definition for shelly (2 of 2)

[ shel-ee ]
/ ˈʃɛl i /


a male or female given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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