- fine; splendid.
Origin of wally
Examples from the Web for wally
Wally said, “One day, Woody Allen will pass, and people will wonder if he really lived.”Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange
December 27, 2014
Wally Pipp and Everett Scott, who had played watershed roles in Lou's career were also on hand.The Stacks: The Day Lou Gehrig Delivered Baseball’s Gettysburg Address
July 4, 2014
But Wally Triplett knew both and struck up a friendship with Robinson and Doby that historic year.Playing Pinochle and Breaking Barriers With Jackie Robinson
March 30, 2014
In September 2000, Wally Edge invited then-governor Christie Todd Whitman to his “127th birthday celebration.”
The name Wildstein assumed, Wally Edge, belonged to a former governor of New Jersey who died in 1956.
Wally straightened up with a fresh chunk of cake in his hand.
Wally and Jack hurried in from the kitchen and made for the doorway where he stood.
Wally, coming again alongside, turned his head, and regarded him attentively.
"I wish dad wasn't so—" began Wally moodily, and let it go at that.
Wally and Jack were sliding their chairs back from the table preparing to follow him.
- fine, pleasing, or splendid
- robust or strong
- made of chinaa wally dug; a wally vase
- lined with ceramic tilesa wally close
- slang a stupid person
Word Origin and History for wally
term of admiration, Scottish, early 16c., of unknown origin. As a masc. proper name, a diminutive of Walter, and this might be the source of the teen slang term "unfashionable person" (1969).