Meaning of roly-poly
Pronunciation: (rō'lē-pō'lē, -pō"lē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -lies.
- short and plumply round, as a person or a young animal.
- a roly-poly person or thing.
- a sheet of biscuit dough spread with jam, fruit, or the like, rolled up and steamed or baked.
- roly-poly (Thesaurus)