rolly polly

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps alteration of roly-poly; or from roll +‎ -y + poll +‎ -y.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɹoʊli ˈpoʊli/

NounEdit

rolly polly (plural rolly pollies)

  1. A woodlouse.
  2. (childish) A forward roll or a backwards roll.

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