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Meaning of "wellies" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WELLIES

wellies  [ˈwɛlɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WELLIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wellies is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WELLIES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wellington boot

The Wellington boot is a type of boot based upon leather Hessian boots. They were worn and popularised by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. This novel "Wellington" boot became a staple of hunting and outdoor wear for the British aristocracy in the early 19th century. Wellington boots are also known as rubber boots, wellies, wellingtons, topboots, billy-boots, gumboots, gumbies, gummies, rainboots, gavin's, Alaskan Sneakers, and kboots.

Definition of wellies in the English dictionary

The definition of wellies in the dictionary is Wellington boots.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WELLIES


billies
ˈbɪlɪz
Buckley´s
ˈbʌklɪz
collies
ˈkɒlɪz
dailies
ˈdeɪlɪz
follies
ˈfɒlɪz
friendlies
ˈfrendlɪz
gullies
ˈɡʌlɪz
Heelys
ˈhiːlɪz
jellies
ˈdʒɛlɪz
Kimberleys
ˈkɪmbəlɪz
mielies
ˈmiːlɪz
mollies
ˈmɒlɪz
monthlies
ˈmʌnθlɪz
rallies
ˈrælɪz
rellies
ˈrɛlɪz
trolleys
ˈtrɒlɪz
wallies
ˈwælɪz
weeklies
ˈwiːklɪz
Westerlies
ˈwɛstəlɪz
willies
ˈwɪlɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WELLIES

wellaway
wellbeing
wellcurb
welldoer
Welles
Wellesley
Wellesz
wellhead
wellhole
wellhouse
welling
Wellingborough
Wellington
Wellington boots
wellingtonia
wellingtons
wellness
Wells
Wellsian
wellsite

WORDS THAT END LIKE WELLIES

allies
bellies
brollies
bullies
dallies
dollies
families
fillies
gillies
hillbillies
hollies
jollies
lollies
pollies
Ramillies
sallies
sillies
smellies
tallies
the willies
woollies

Synonyms and antonyms of wellies in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wellies» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WELLIES

Find out the translation of wellies to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wellies from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wellies» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

长筒雨靴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

botas de agua
570 millions of speakers

English

wellies
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wellies
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حِذَاءٌ مَطَّاطيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

резиновые сапоги
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

botas de borracha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wellies
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bottes en caoutchouc
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesihatan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gummistiefel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウェリントンブーツ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고무장화
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wellies
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ủng cao su
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wellies
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विलीज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

wellies
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stivali di gomma
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kalosze do kolan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ґумові чоботи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cizme de cauciuc
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γαλότσες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wellies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gummistövlar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gummistøvler
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wellies

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WELLIES»

The term «wellies» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.494 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WELLIES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wellies

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WELLIES»

Discover the use of wellies in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wellies and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Wearing Wellies: A Year of Life & Love in London
On the surface, Wearing Wellies: A Year of Life & Love in London is the story of chasing lifelong dreams of queuing for Wimbledon tickets, greeting friends with kisses on both cheeks, close and personal encounters with the Queen, weekend ...
Ellis Ryan Garrett Ellis Ryan, Garrett Ryan, 2010
2
The Girl Who Loved Wellies
Snug slippers, terrific trainers or the perfect pair of party shoes?
Zehra Hicks, 2012
3
The New Wellies
The New Wellies Number one in the series about Nathan the Newt. Newt Tales The New Wellies Nathan at the Zoo The Orange The Great Adventure The Party Nathan’s New Friend The Storm
Celia Grummitt, 2008
4
The Handbag And Wellies Yoga Club
It is a big year for Lucy - she has met the love of her life and they're planning to trade the city rat race for a Norfolk farmhouse, get married, and try for a baby. But country life isn't quite what Lucy imagined.
Lucy Edge, 2009
5
Millie's Magic Wellies
V. J. Curnin. “Hmm, this is nice”. It was warm and dry. She looked along the beach and saw that everyone around her were wearing swimsuits and summer clothes. Millie felt out of place with her raincoat and wellies on and carrying the red ...
V. J. Curnin, 2009
6
Where My Wellies Take Me
Pippa goes for her favorite walk in the countryside, her head full of the poems she loves.
Michael Morpurgo, Clare Morpurgo, 2013
7
Cat in Wellies
Graham Rutt, Catherine Laidler. Cat in Wellies - A Pcln'romime in Four Ac'rs Co' rherine Loioller and Graham Ru'r'r CAT IN WELLIES. Front Cover.
Graham Rutt, Catherine Laidler
8
How Green are My Wellies?: Small Steps and Giant Leaps to ...
Do you think 'turning green' means becoming dull? Anna Shepard doesn't. Part personal experience, part manual, How Green Are My Wellies? describes her efforts to live a life that is both fun and sparkly green.
Anna Shepard, 2009
9
Wellies
Wally the penguin works in a welly shop. He makes all sorts of wellies – red ones, yellow ones, fish one and star ones. Can he help Bertie the Polar Bear to design a pair of wellies that will win the fashion show?
Steve Webb, 2012
10
Green Wellies and Wax Jackets
This novel is set world of British show jumping and equestrian sports.
Morag Clarke, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WELLIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wellies is used in the context of the following news items.
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TRAMLINES WEATHER FORECAST: Will you need your wellies for …
Wellies might be needed on Sunday, however, with frequent showers forecast during the afternoon. Although there will also be some sunny spells, it will feel ... «Sheffield Telegraph, Jul 15»
2
Toddler aged two found walking alone in the street wearing pyjamas …
A two-year-old boy has been found walking in the street alone this morning wearing pyjamas and wellies. The child, from Oldham, Greater Manchester was ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Cheers! How a pint of Muddy Wellies is helping students set up new …
Muddy Wellies is more than just a drinks brand: it's a unique means of encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurism at a leading Gloucestershire educational ... «Gloucester Citizen, Jul 15»
4
Glastonbury 2015: Cressida Bonas nails festival chic in tiny striped …
... managing to fit in with the dressed-down crowd. She also got into the Glasto spirit by wearing a pair of black wellies, draping a loose white shirt over her outfit. «Express.co.uk, Jun 15»
5
EBay predicts wellies and waterproof sales surge as festival season …
A year ago this week, the e-commerce giant recorded, a 40 per cent surge in demand for wellies and almost a quarter increase in those enquiring after ... «The Drum, May 15»
6
Event review: Harry Bird and the Rubber Wellies at the Oval Tavern …
Harry Bird and the Rubber Wellies was the main bill at the Oval Tavern, Croydon on Thursday 14th May, one of their regular 'pay what you can' folk events. «The Croydon Citizen, May 15»
7
Festival survival guides: Three books released this month include …
... "over 30 craft projects for a unique festival experience", includes tips about what to wear which helpfully includes sunglasses, wellies and a waterproof jacket. «The Independent, May 15»
8
Raise money for air ambulance just by wearing your wellies
Supporters are being urged simply to pull on their wellies and pose for a ... on Twitter with @WNDLRAirAmb using the hashtag #wellies and on Facebook, ... «Melton Times, May 15»
9
Something for all ages at Cowes RNLI's Yellow Wellies Day
The Yellow Welly title was particularly appropriate on The Parade as people were invited to walk a short distance with a wellington boot on their head. Not an ... «On The Wight, May 15»
10
Giant yellow wellies kick off RNLI's Mayday campaign
The larger-than-life welly boots touched down at 9am in London, Cardiff, Dublin and Edinburgh to mark the start of the RNLI's flagship fundraising campaign. «Yachting and Boating World, May 15»

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