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- adj. bloody; used as a mild intensifier.
- adv. Very.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. an informal intensifier.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A town: an element in many place-names in Ireland: as, Ballywalter, upper town; Ballycastle, castle-town; Ballymoney, town on the moss, etc.
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- adj. informal intensifiers
I try to use the adjective 'bally' - as in bally good coffee, this!
These are the bike riders – "the 21st century hell riders" as the slogan painted on to the "bally" or the stage-like area outside and to the front of the wall itself, has it.
"He means he doesn't understand what 'bally' is," explained Banty.
Chuckling to himself at the depth and cunning of his intended course of action, he went among the farmers begging for "bally"!
It's only something that Raygan would call bally rot in the paper. "
They gave us a good meal bally beef stew with added raisins and sent us on our way south, on foot!
"You'll get your bally head shot off some fine day," Captain Ward growled in answer, as he stepped to the binnacle and took the bearing of a peak which had just thrust its head through the clouds that covered Guadalcanar.
She was understandably reluctant to brave German fire to recover German wounded: "I don't mind running risks for our men or the French but I'm blithered if I'm going to have holes put in me by a bally Teuton while I pick up their men."
So I handed over the bally thing to Jeeves, who has a head the size of a melon.
Jimmy Rushing, the rotund singer who is featured on some of Count Basie's most memorable recordings, called the come-on before the black revue the “bally-hoo.”