brawly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brawl +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

brawly (comparative more brawly, superlative most brawly)

  1. Having or characterised by brawls.
    • 1974, James Michael Brady, Bookmaking: The Sociology of an Illegal Occupation (page 70)
      Although it is not a boisterous or brawly bar, there is a constant flow of noises from the television, the jukebox, the pool table, pinball machine, and telephone.
    • 2003, Susan Conant, Dead and Doggone (page 6)
      The sudden, brawly shock of a dog fight, the primitive wailing, the guttural intimidations, the unpredictable lunges and slashes that can kill your dog or brand him a killer — all of it impels people to add human yells to the noisy chaos.

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

braw +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

brawly (comparative mair brawly, superlative maist brawly)

  1. Finely, handsomely.