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doolally (duːˈlælɪ



  1. (slang) out of one's mind; crazy. In full: : doolally tap

Word Origin

C19: originally military slang, from Deolali, a town near Mumbai, the location of a military sanatorium + Hindustani tap fever

Example Sentences Including 'doolally'

Poor kid --- two parents going completely doolally simultaneously --- I almost feel sorry for her.
Jane Asher LOSING IT (2002)


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