Palsy-walsy meaning

pălzē-wălzē
Being in a close, friendly relationship.
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Very friendly; intimate.
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(slang) Very friendly, especially in an excessive or artificial way.

She's gotten palsy-walsy with her in-laws lately.

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Origin of palsy-walsy

  • Reduplication of palsy pl. of pal –y

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition