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Definition of "tilly" [tilly]

  • A small gift given by a vendor to a purchaser; a lagniappe. (noun)
  • A small open-backed truck. (noun)

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Use "tilly" in a sentence
  • "I have a wide brimmed Cabela's breezer hat (poor man's tilly) that does an excellent job."
  • "If you don't like captain's hats because you think they are made out of white velvet -- something you are allergic too -- and I know they are made out of tilly cotton and can prove it by showing you the tag, I'm going to show you the tag."
  • "But as Hopkins and Hopkins puts it, you were the pale eggynaggy and a kis to tilly up."