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doolally

Saltos de línea: doo|lally
Pronunciación: /duːˈlali
 
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Definición de doolally en inglés:

adjetivo

British informal
1Temporarily deranged or feeble-minded: Uncle’s gone doolally again
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But I see I've come a ways from Bombay and renaming, though you could make a case that those who go gaga over renaming are going doolally.
  • I went doolally at them, but they responded brilliantly.
  • Well, nothing will more convince you that the whole of western civilisation is utterly, howlingly, stark-staringly, foamingly doolally than the collection will.
1.1Transported with excitement or pleasure: a return on capital that the City would go doolally over

Origen

early 20th century: originally doolally tap, Indian army slang, from Deolali (the name of a town with a military sanatorium and a transit camp) + Urdu tap 'fever'.

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Palabra del día jaunt
Pronunciación: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure