Definition of 'roly-poly'
Image of 'roly-poly'
© MShev, shutterstock
Example sentences containing 'roly-poly'
COVER STORY (1995)
A short distance behind him a roly-poly faced man limped unsteadily.COVER STORY (1995)
But the roly-poly, smiling relative of Mrs Tenney did not look like a man who was not to be trusted.THE WITCH TREE SYMBOL (1995)
Trends of 'roly-poly'
View usage over:
Definition of roly-poly from the Collins English Dictionary
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' on the run up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.