Main meanings of willy in English

: willy1willy2

willy1

(also willie)

nounwillies

informal British
  • A penis.

Origin

Early 20th century pet form of the given name William.

Pronunciation

willy

/ˈwɪli/

Main meanings of willy in English

: willy1willy2

willy2

nounwillies

informal Australian, New Zealand
  • A sudden outburst of anger or annoyance.

Phrases

    chuck (or throw) a willy
    Australian, New Zealand informal
    • Display sudden anger.

      ‘he chucks a willy when I ask him if he is ready to say sorry’
      • ‘Royce'd throw a willy if he caught you out here.’
      • ‘Although you have cast dispersions on my integrity, I will not throw a willy.’
      • ‘Most receivers just don't like the cloud storage, and chuck a willy.’
      • ‘"Are you quite certain you didn't put it there? Innocently, I mean, just hoping she'd throw a willy."’
      • ‘Maynard will chuck a willy if you compare them to each other.’

Origin

1930s perhaps from willy-willy.

Pronunciation

willy

/ˈwɪli/