Definition of qualy in English:

qualy

(also qually, qualie)

noun

informal
  • 1mass noun The qualifying stage of a sporting event, especially in motorsports; qualification.

    ‘I didn't get a very good lap in qualy and this made it very difficult for me in the race’
    1. 1.1qualiesTennis The qualifying rounds of a tournament.
      ‘he made it into qualies on the strength of his singles ranking’

Origin

1950s (originally with reference to a qualifying examination for Scottish secondary schools): abbreviation.

Pronunciation

qualy

/ˈkwɒli/