bally vs crashing what difference

what is difference between bally and crashing

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæli/
  • Rhymes: -æli

Etymology 1

Alteration of bloody.

Adjective

bally (not comparable)

  1. (Britain, dated, euphemistic) Bloody (used as a mild intensifier).
    He’s just a bally idiot.

Adverb

bally (not comparable)

  1. (Britain, dated, euphemistic) Very.
    That was a bally foolish thing to do, old chap!
Usage notes
  • Bally is used by the British upper classes, as well as lower classes in the East End of London.
Synonyms
  • blasted, dashed

References

  • “bally”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

Etymology 2

Clipping of balaclava +‎ -y.

Noun

bally (plural ballies)

  1. (MLE) A balaclava.

Anagrams

  • abyll, lylab


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɹæʃɪŋ/

Verb

crashing

  1. present participle of crash

Noun

crashing (plural crashings)

  1. The sound or action of something that crashes.
    the ceaseless crashings of waves on the beach

See also

  • crashing bore

Anagrams

  • archings, chagrins

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