give it some wellie

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Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • give it some wellie — spoken phrase used for telling someone to use more physical effort Thesaurus: ways of encouraging or telling someone to do somethingsynonym Main entry: wellie …   Useful english dictionary

  • give it some wellie — spoken used for telling someone to use more physical effort …   English dictionary

  • wellie — I. welly n British 1a. force, impetus, power. The word often occurs in the phrase give it some wellie . 1b. brute strength, brawn as opposed to brain ► It was just welly, welly, welly. The ball must have been screaming for mercy. (Ron Yates… …   Contemporary slang

  • wellie — UK [ˈwelɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms wellie : singular wellie plural wellies British informal a rubber or plastic boot that does not let water in • give it some wellie …   English dictionary

  • wellie — well|ie [ weli ] noun count BRITISH a WELLINGTON give it some wellie SPOKEN used for telling someone to use more physical effort …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • welly — Verb. To kick forcefully. Noun. 1. A hard kick. 2. Acceleration. E.g. Quick! Turn left here and give it some welly. 3. A wellington boot. Also spelt wellie. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Ballybay — Infobox Irish Place name = Ballybay| gaeilge = Béal Átha Beithe crest motto = Bheith i Lar Baire map pin coords = left: 57px; top: 64px north coord = 54.2 west coord = 6.833333 irish grid = H743188 area = elevation = 61 m (203 ft) province =… …   Wikipedia

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