roly-poly

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Adjective[edit]

roly-poly

  1. (colloquial, often childish or humorous) short and plump

Noun[edit]

roly-poly

  1. A short, plump person.
  2. (UK) A steamed pudding made from suet pastry containing jam or fruit.
  3. In gymnastics, a forward or sideways roll, such as that down a hill.
  4. A pill bug, potato bug or sowbug.
  5. A toy that rights itself when pushed over.

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