Definition of polly in English:

Share this entry

polly

Pronunciation: /ˈpɒli/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also pollie)

noun (plural pollies)

Australian /NZ informal
A politician.
Example sentences
  • They're just some of our federal pollies who are former political staffers.
  • It's bad form for pollies to leak Parliamentary Committee reports.
  • Ironic, really, for a pollie whose political career was built on conservative family values.

Origin

1960s: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with polly

Barbirolli, brolly, collie, dolly, folly, golly, holly, jolly, lolly, Mollie, molly, nollie, Ollie, poly, trolley, volley, wally
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.