willy-nilly

[ wil-ee-nil-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF willy-nilly

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WILLY-NILLY

"Sir laggard, I knew that willy-nilly you would follow me," she cried.

Cynthia may fret and fume and stamp, but willy-nilly I shall carry her away.

You are the three volume man with the happy ending tacked on willy-nilly.

This was actually done, and our friend was present willy-nilly.

At Jamestown, willy-nilly, the old Governor was forced to promise reforms.

Consequently, we are compelled, willy-nilly, to borrow from others.

One thing, willy-nilly, we have done,—or rather nature has done it for us.

The woman of the house called us about nine o'clock, and we had to get up "willy-nilly."

It is a part of Serbia, willy-nilly and it will continue to be so.

Arms that seize resistless maidens and enfold them, willy-nilly!

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