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Definition of scally noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

scally

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈskæli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskæli//
 
(pl. scallies) (British English, informal) (used especially in Liverpool in NW England)
 
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a boy or young man who behaves badly or causes trouble Word Origin 1980s: abbreviation of scallywag.