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EtymologyEdit

Probably from Hindi गोली (golī, ball; pill; bullet) or a cognate in other Indian languages, from Sanskrit गोल (gola, round; round thing) + इका (-ikā)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡuːli/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːli

NounEdit

gooly (plural goolies)

  1. (UK, vulgar slang, usually in the plural) singular of goolies: a testicle.
    • 2013 April 8, "The Herpes Cat", Plebs:
      Marcus: Sorry, your "gooly"?
      Stylax: Yeah.
      Marcus: You can't have one "gooly". It's just your "goolies".
      Stylax: No, no, no, no. The whole thing is your goolies, all three of them, but if you're talking about one in particular, you say "gooly".
  2. (Australia and New Zealand, slang) A pebble, a small rock.

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