how to pronounce sally


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sally is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of sally in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… known as sally these effigies would then …”

meanings of sally


  1. An object made from the above trees' wood.
  2. A witty statement or quip, usually at the expense of one's interlocutor.
  3. A willow.
  4. An excursion or side trip.
  5. Any tree that looks like a willow.
  6. A member of the Salvation Army.
  7. A wren.
  8. A kind of stonefly.
  9. A tufted woollen part of a bellrope, used to provide grip when ringing a bell.
  10. A sudden rushing forth.
  11. A sortie of troops from a besieged place against an enemy.


  1. To venture off the beaten path.
  2. To set out on an excursion; venture; depart (often followed by "forth.").
  3. To make a sudden attack (e.g. on an enemy from a defended position).


  1. A nickname for the Salvation Army.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Sarah, also used as a formal given name.

sally frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word sally occurs in english on average 15.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sally can be related to

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1) people, society, and culture;

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