Definitions for palsy-walsyˈpæl ziˈwæl zi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pal•sy-wal•syˈpæl ziˈwæl zi(adj.)

  1. Slang.friendly in a very intimate or hearty way.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of palsy-walsy:

1930–35; redupl. of palsy; see pal , -sy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chummy, matey, pally, palsy-walsy(adj)

    (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals

Wiktionary

  1. palsy-walsy(Adjective)

    Very friendly, especially in an excessive or artificial way.

    She's gotten palsy-walsy with her in-laws lately.

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