welly


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wel·lie

also wel·ly  (wĕl′ē)
n. pl. wel·lies
A Wellington boot.

welly

(ˈwɛlɪ) or

wellie

npl -lies
1. (Clothing & Fashion) informal Also called: welly boot a Wellington boot
2. slang energy, concentration, or commitment (esp in the phrase give it some welly)
Translations

welly

[ˈwelɪ] N (Brit) welly boots; welliesbotas fpl de goma

welly

n (Brit inf) → Gummistiefel m
References in classic literature ?
"It are welly pretty," Bruno more soberly remarked: and he began spelling out some words inscribed on it.
"She preached on the Green last night; an' she's laid hold of Chad's Bess, as the girl's been i' fits welly iver sin'."
Poyser's own niece, an' I donna wish to say what's anyways disrespectful o' th' family at th' Hall Farm, as I've measured for shoes, little an' big, welly iver sin' I've been a shoemaker.
Eric Ryan, co-founder of household cleaning and personal care products company Method, which blazed a trail in 2000 with its style-forward packaging and eco-friendly formulas, and of disruptive, design-savvy vitamin brand Olly has turned his attention to reinvigorating the first aid category with the introduction of Welly Health PBC.
"Moving forward we really want to so something called a Welly Walk and we are trying to organise that for the end of November.
Warm up in the puddle jumping practice zone before challenging your family and friends to a race around a Welly Boot Camp obstacle course complete with splashtastic puddle jumping finale.
NURSERY children across the North West are pulling on their wellies for a Jelly Welly Walk to help fundraise for charity, have fun, get messy and get away with it!
ACCESSORIES: For extra comfort and warmth, try some fleecy welly socks in your wellies.
Effective immediately, Philip Cushman has been named Head of Global Institutional Sales, Cowen and company, which includes managing both the institutional equity and credit sales teams and Burton Welly has been named Head of Special Situations and Distressed Credit Trading, Cowen and company, increasing his responsibilities to include all Distressed Credit trading initiatives.
And on Thursday, April 16, schools and families are also invited to build a recordbreaking Welly Wall on the Millennium Stadium Boardwalk and help create a huge wildlife hotspot in the city centre.
A TRIPLE welly wanger champion has been branded a cheat amid claims he 'fixed' a tournament.
The humble welly has seen a revival in popularity over the last decade, morphing from practical footwear to a fashion necessity.