Definition of doolally adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//duːˈlæli//
; NAmE NAmE//duːˈlæli//
[not before noun] (British English, informal) Describing strange traits
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crazy The poor chap's gone doolally. See related entries: Describing strange traits Word Originearly 20th cent.: originally doolally tap, Indian army slang, from Deolali (the name of a town near Bombay) + Urdu tap ‘fever’.