lolly lolly  /ˈlɑ li/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) informal terms for money
  2. (n) ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick

Usage(s):

  1. As if you weren't all on board the good ship bomb Iraq lolly pop.
  2. In British movies, crime usually pays handsomelyat least if the crook is a dear old crank whose only motive is to raise some lolly for the League Against Cruel Sports.

News

  1. Lolly Wolly Dolly will use Facebook to donate to Crisis Ministry

    Lolly Wolly Doodle will use Facebook next week to offer assistance to Crisis Ministry of Davidson County.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Lexington Dispatch

  2. Lolly Wolly Doodle creates fashion revolution

    Steve Case, co-founder of the Revolution Growth Fund, has declared a fashion revolution originating in Lexington and led by Brandi Tysinger Temple, founder and owner of children's clothing company Lolly Wolly Doodle.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Lexington Dispatch

  3. Online retailer Lolly Wolly Doodle raises $20 million

    Lexington-based online retailer Lolly Wolly Doodle announced Thursday that it has raised $20 million in venture capital funding from a group led by Revolution Growth, an investment firm run by three former top AOL executives.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The News & Observer

Quotes

  1. "Today's players can't get their hands on the dollars quick enough . . . they are like kids in a lolly shop," Richards said. "If Cricket Australia banned players from going to the IPL there would be a huge outcry from the players. I reckon it...
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Barry Richards Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "I can safely say it's a carry-over," guard Bobbie Williams said. "We had some - not lolly-gagging, but just kind of going through the motions a little bit in practice, speaking for myself. And stuff carries over. We've got to correct that,...
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Bobbie Williams Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "They switched to zone and we panicked a little bit," said Southern Illinois Coach Chris Lowery. "We threw some lolly-pops up in the air, and that was the game."
    on Dec 17, 2006 By: Chris Lowery Source: HoosierInsider.com (subscription)

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