willy nilly

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الإنجليزية - التركية
الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
Seemingly at random, haphazardly

Alice in Wonderland describes a place where random things happen all willy nilly.

Without regard for consequences or the will of those affected

So people chasing money churn out novels willy nilly.

Whether desired or not
See Will I, nill I, etc
under 3d Will
Alternative spelling of willy nilly
nilly-willy
Converse spelling of willy-nilly stand,ng for "will I, nill I" or "I am willing, I am unwilling". It means 'whether one likes it or not'
willy-nilly
without direction or planning; haphazardly
willy-nilly
whether one likes it or not
willy-nilly
impotent
willy-nilly
in a random manner; "the houses were randomly scattered"; "bullets were fired into the crowd at random"
willy-nilly
Nolens volens; willing or not Will-he, nill-he, where nill is n' negative, and will, just as nolens is n'-volens
willy-nilly
(adj), impotent
willy-nilly
without having a choice
willy-nilly
If someone does something willy-nilly, they do it in a careless and disorganized way, without planning it in advance. Clerks bundled papers into files willy-nilly
willy-nilly
If something happens to you willy-nilly, it happens whether you like it or not. The government were dragged willy-nilly into the confrontation
willy-nilly
it must be, it has to happen
willy nilly

    الواصلة

    Wil·ly nilly

    التركية النطق

    wîli nîli

    المترادفات

    nolens volens

    النطق

    /ˈwəlē ˈnəlē/ /ˈwɪliː ˈnɪliː/

    علم أصول الكلمات

    [ "wi-lE-'ni-lE ] (adverb or adjective.) 1608. Originally ‘will he, nill he’ or ‘will ye, nill ye’, meaning ‘be he willing, be he unwilling’; see will, nill., World Wide Words, by Michael Quinion

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    feuilleton
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