damned (euphemism for bloody).
a city in SW West Bengal, in E India, NW of Calcutta.
“I’ll do any bally thing you tell me to now,” he said quickly.
The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome
I say, Monk, what’s this bally important business we’ve got on hand?
The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
A newcomer is always puzzled by the large number of names on the map beginning with the word bally.
One Irish Summer William Eleroy Curtis
Commander: “Well, look sharp and find the bally thing—we want to get on.”
Jokes For All Occasions Anonymous
Lots of times the pack of us would have been in a bally lot of hot water only for the clever way you had of handling things.
Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys Louis Arundel
“Went to bed so bally sober I couldn’t sleep,” replied the misguided youth.
Viviette William J. Locke
By my own exertions I’ve never done one bally thing either useful or spectacular.
The Danger Mark Robert W. Chambers
But all this is away from the point, which is, why grizzle and grouse at the bally Awful.
Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine
Couldn’t if I wanted to, by Jove; the bally cartridges are all gone, what?
Pirates’ Hope Francis Lynde
You know, I came out to this bally country on false pretences, as it were.
The Spoilers of the Valley Robert Watson
(Brit, slang) a euphemism for bloody (sense 6)
(Northern English, dialect) a thumb
1885, British English, slang euphemism for bloody.
A prostitute, of either sex
boldly aggressive or courageous: a ballsy gal who isn’t afraid of anyone. adjective (slang) courageous and spirited adj. “courageous, masculine,” 1959, first attested in Norman Mailer (writing of Truman Capote); see balls + -y (2). noun Courage; balls, guts: a dangerous ethic of ballsiness in international affairs (1950s+) adjective Courageous; spunky; gutsy: Angelina Jolie’s a […]
a spherical or approximately spherical body or shape; sphere: He rolled the piece of paper into a ball. a round or roundish body, of various sizes and materials, either hollow or solid, for use in games, as baseball, football, tennis, or golf. a game played with a ball, especially baseball: The boys are out playing […]
a college of Oxford University, founded before 1268. Contemporary Examples Li was discussing the dilemma with an old professor at Balliol College, Oxford. How to Hustle Your Way to the Oscars Nico Hines February 14, 2014 Bo Guagua went to two private boarding schools, Papplewick and Harrow, before going on to study at Balliol College, […]
a condition characterized by twisting, shaking, and jerking motions. Parkinson’s disease.