[pal-zee-wal-zee] /ˈpæl ziˈwæl zi/

adjective, Slang.
friendly or appearing to be friendly in a very intimate or hearty way:
The police kept their eye on him because he was trying to get palsy-walsy with the security guard.
(informal) excessively friendly


Very friendly; chummy: breezy, palsy-walsy with Baskerville, who’s not a breezy type (1940s+)


: Hey, palsy-walsy, what’s going down?


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