Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of wurly.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Perhaps a dozen little "wurlies" or branch-shelters were dotted about the foot of a sandhill.

    Spinifex and Sand

  • The promised jollity of grannybum's 40th birthday party in Tuffnell Park did not disappoint - after about the 9 pm mark particularly it filled up quickly, but even before then there was fairy cake, curly-wurlies, and the chance to catch up IRL with charleston, my_name_is_anna, and thedavidx who I'd not actually met before I hadn't realized he had a Scottish accent - lovely to hear!

    22nd April 2007

  • Only bribery in the form of unhealthy foodstuffs provides Tadpole with an incentive to spend a little time with mummy, and I am pathetically grateful to the kind ladies on the barbecue stall for their array of toddler taming quavers, hot dogs and curly wurlies.

    firestarter

  • Only bribery in the form of unhealthy foodstuffs provides Tadpole with an incentive to spend a little time with mummy, and I am pathetically grateful to the kind ladies on the barbecue stall for their array of toddler taming quavers, hot dogs and curly wurlies.

    busy

  • Crossed creek in the centre of a cracked flooded flat bearing to the north by west; passed over sandhills and a heavy flooded cracked and timbered flat in which is a creek bearing north-east with sandy hillocks and native wurlies.

    McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia

  • Rather late getting the animals ready for a start, the feed being so scant; started on bearing of 40 degrees, on same side of creek as that on which we were encamped, over flooded flats and sandy terminations: at five and three-quarter miles passed along and crossed a large deep creek in which there was a little water and a number of native wurlies.

    McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia

  • There were tea-caddies inlaid with red turtle-shell and brass curly-wurlies, plates of different kinds of money, and stacks of different kinds of plates.

    The Story of the Amulet

  • But paradoxically, Cindi, Debbie or Jade are then quite likely to brag to the media about the conjoining of their sticky curly-wurlies with those of a muscular celebrity.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • “curlie-wurlies” for highly decorated architecture, and recognised the phrase, next year, in the mouth of Andrew Fairservice.

    Rob Roy

  • "curlie-wurlies" for highly decorated architecture, and recognised the phrase, next year, in the mouth of Andrew Fairservice.

    Rob Roy — Complete

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