Translation of sally in Spanish:

sally

Pronunciation: /ˈsæli/

n (pl -lies)

  • 1.1 [Mil] misión (f) to make a sally into enemy territory hacer* una incursión en territorio enemigo 1.2 (trip, excursion) [colloquial/familiar] salida (f), escapada (f) 1.3 (verbal) salida (f), agudeza (f)
    More example sentences
    • Michael furiously takes down all the witty sallies and asides, converting the evening into his next gay play, and, hopefully, a success.
    • The show was certainly a lively, fast-moving, hilarious affair salted with quick-firing sallies of naval wit and wisdom.
    • In response to each new sally of witticism, the Indians would break into uncontrollable fits of merriment.

Phrasal verbs

sally forth

(-lies, -lying, -lied)
v + adv
[arch or hum] salir*, hacer* una salida

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