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