Definition of cully in English:

cully

noun

archaic, informal
  • (often as a form of address) a man; a friend.

    • ‘The satirist found the resort infested with sparks, cullies, bullies, stallions, fools, puts, fops, cuckolds, gamesters, antic beaux, London Jilts, strayed apprentices and dancing masters.’
    • ‘Here I played with great success a long while, and shared in the fleecing of many raw young cullies, who had more money than wit.’
    • ‘The odd tongue-in-cheek was bound to drive most clodplates, cretins and cullies crazy.’
    companion, boon companion, bosom friend, best friend, close friend, intimate, confidante, confidant, familiar, soul mate, alter ego, second self, shadow, playmate, playfellow, classmate, schoolmate, workmate, ally, comrade, associate
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Origin

Mid 17th century (denoting a person who is imposed upon): of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

cully

/ˈkʌli/