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shoogly

Line breaks: shoo|gly
Pronunciation: /ˈʃʊɡli
 
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Definition of shoogly in English:

adjective

Scottish
Unsteady; wobbly.
Example sentences
  • A team still trying to rebuild the confidence that has been dented by a shoogly start to the season, Alloa's desires were fuelled as much by fear as ambition.
  • With the pace in their ranks they could do this with some menace, but after their shoogly start the Hibs rearguard didn't give them too many openings.
  • The shoogly arms of a number of old women are raised in praise of God.

Origin

Middle English: probably of imitative origin.

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