Definition of polly in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpɒli
(also pollie)

noun (plural pollies)

Australian /NZ informal
A politician.
More 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.


1960s: abbreviation.