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- adv. Alternative form of willy-nilly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Whether I (he, she, they) want to or not. See Will I, nill I, etc., under 3d will.
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But fight back he did, and in doing so, willy nilly, he was taking on a public nuisance, a bully, a blackmailer and a warmongering, hatemongering propaganda machine that has done more damage to the world, and to the UK and USA in particular, than any other organisation that I can think of.