[ wil-ee-wil-ee ]
/ ˈwɪl iˌwɪl i /
noun, plural wil·ly-wil·lies.Australian,Meteorology.
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What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of willy-willy
First recorded in 1890–95; of obscure origin; probably from an Australian Aboriginal language
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British Dictionary definitions for willy-willy
/ (ˈwɪlɪˈwɪlɪ) /
obsolete a tropical cyclone
Word Origin for willy-willy
from a native Australian language
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