Definitions

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  • n. Wellington boots

Etymologies

Shortening of Wellington (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I was hoping to see some stately fellow in wellies and a handlebar mustache with some freshly killed ducks slung over his shoulder.

    Pints, more pints, and an impatient dog..

  • In the BBC ` s head Brown having his photo taken in wellies turned back the floods like Moses at the Red Sea but everyone else wants honesty hope and a real change.

    Archive 2007-08-12

  • Ater the BBC fuelled belief that by standing around in wellies Gordon stopped the floods has subsided with the waters we are back to real politics.

    Archive 2007-08-26

  • I used to wear "wellies" which almost reached my knees I am approximately 5ft 7ins in height.

    Snow highlights over-reliance on travel to work [Media release]

  • And 'wellies' are Wellington Boots, those horrible sweaty rubber things that people wear in the mud and the rain.

    Mystery and adventure in the Cotswolds

  • QUEST: Well, we call them "wellies," and you'll just have to lump it.

    CNN Transcript Sep 20, 2002

  • Then we kit up in our warm and waterproof outer clothing, including supplied 'wellies' and lifejackets.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • Corrymoor Socks under your "wellies" will protect your feet from the worst that the weather can throw at you from sticky soaked heat waves to torrential rain creating Glastonbury's infamous mud baths.

    Business Wire Travel News

  • (Well, other than that she's a good guesser: She had Matt's brother Simon on her side from the moment she correctly identified "wellies" as rain boots.)

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Visitors are advised to wear suitable footwear, such as wellies and walking boots, and to take care walking around the park as flood defence and construction work continues.

    News round-up

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