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Noun: lolly  ló-lee
  1. [Brit, informal] The most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    - money, coin [US, informal], boodle [informal], bread [informal], cabbage [US, informal], clams [US, informal], dinero [N. Amer, informal], dough [informal], gelt [informal], kale [US, informal], lettuce [US, informal], lucre [informal], loot [informal], moolah [N. Amer, informal], pelf [archaic, informal], scratch [informal], shekels [informal], simoleons [US, informal], sugar [informal], wampum [N. Amer, informal], dibs [archaic, informal], wonga [Brit, informal], brass [Brit, informal], moola [N. Amer, informal], dosh [Brit, informal], mazuma [US, informal]
     
  2. [Brit, informal] Ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
    - ice lolly [Brit], lollipop, popsicle [N. Amer], icy pole [Austral]
     
  3. [Austral, NZ] A rich sweet made of flavoured sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
    - candy, confect, sweet [Brit], sweetie [Brit, informal]
     
  4. [Brit] Hard candy on a stick
    - lollipop, sucker [N. Amer, informal], all-day sucker [N. Amer]

Derived forms: lollies

Type of: confection, frozen dessert, medium of exchange, monetary system, sweet

Part of: money supply

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