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Definition of wally


  • To be nerd, geek or loser.
    He's such a wally.

    Last edited on Jan 23 1998. Submitted by H. P. from Toronto, ON, Canada on Jan 23 1998.

  • dork.
    What a wally.

    Last edited on Jun 27 1998. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 27 1998.

  • A person who's company is found to be undesirable or uninspiring.
    Don't invite him, he's such a Wally.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Xander J. from Cambridge, MA, USA on Jan 06 2000.

  • an idiot. British slang.

    Last edited on Jun 04 2010. Submitted by nick a. on Apr 06 2004.

  • originally pronounced as in valley in place of origin Glasgow, before being distorted by Londoners especially who believed the Scots were actually saying the male name 'Wally', it relates to a tenement stairway, a 'close', that was tiled 'a wally close' pronounced as in valley, and where the more well-off families lived, and who kept their children from playing with the 'roughs' with the consequence that lack of 'playing out' led to less well co-ordinated (less socially skilled as well, therefore) people, 'wallies' (as in valleys).

    Last edited on May 08 2011. Submitted by Zip Dee from Cardiff, UK on Jan 13 2011.


  • a silly, goofy person.
    He's such a wally that he always buys his shoes the wrong size because he thinks it makes him more attractive to women.

    Last edited on May 31 2004. Submitted by Matthew R. from Blackpool, United Kingdom on May 31 2004.

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