doolally


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doolally

(duːˈlælɪ)
adj
slang out of one's mind; crazy. In full: doolally tap
[C19: originally military slang, from Deolali, a town near Mumbai, the location of a military sanatorium + Hindustani tap fever]
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doolally

[ˌduːˈlælɪ] ADJtarumba

doolally

adj (inf)plemplem pred (inf)
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More doolally than Joe Pesci's Tommy in Goodfellas, Avi - who does the whole 'waving a gun whilst wearing only a pair of Speedos and flip-flops' thing very well - fronts Franklin a kilo of the white stuff to sell back in his old neighbourhood.
PMs also go doolally at about eight months, which was when that crackpot scheme to call a snap election began forming in Theresa May's mind.
We are a doolally nation," a modern-day Rev Eli Jenkins would surely boom.
We're suckers for statement jewellery and are doolally for Toolally's trophy danglers.
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Emmett tries to improve things with a bit of industrial action but it's hard when your workmates are either opposed or doolally.
No pueden faltar en este numero, palabritas y palabrotas--como doolally, higado, trajinar, apatico, desidioso--; anecdotas; personalidades como Joselito <<el pequeno ruisenor>>, que luego caeria en gran desgracia, y el Sombrerero loco; para cerrar con una cronica de la pelicula que pasan en la tele el 31 de diciembre, donde la guapisima Silvia Pinal y el sexy Pedro Infante se ponen sendas borracheras cantando rondas infantiles, infaltables en estas fechas, en las que evidentemente, le deseamos a usted, querido lector, lo mejor de lo mejor y que disfrute todas las celebraciones, las obligadas, las aburridas, las trascendentes, las de rigor, de la forma mas divertida posible, tal y como lo hicieron Mane y Cruci en El Inocente.
Oh, Sahib, oh Doolally Sahib / Sixteen Annas one rupee, seventeen Annas, one buckshec
30pm) IN CASE you hadn't noticed, the BBC has gone Dickens doolally this year.
My mother would say my dad suffered from Doolally Tap from being exposed for too long to the Indian sun.
She'd been very upset when father left and that horse undoubtedly saved her from going completely doolally.