Meaning of palsy-walsy


Pronunciation: (pal'zē-wal'zē), [key]
— adj. Slang.
  1. friendly or appearing to be friendly in a very intimate or hearty way: The police kept their eye on him because he was trying to get palsy-walsy with the security guard.
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