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roly-polyadjective

uk   /ˌrəʊ.liˈpəʊ.li/  us   /ˌroʊ.liˈpoʊ.li/ informal humorous

roly-polynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌrəʊ.liˈpəʊ.li/  us   /ˌroʊ.liˈpoʊ.li/ (also roly-poly pudding) informal humorous UK
a ​sweetdish made with ​thickpastry that is ​spread with ​jam, ​rolled up, and ​cooked: jam roly-poly
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