Willy-nilly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌwɪli ˈnɪli|  American pronunciation of the word willy-nilly
Brit.  |wɪliˈnɪli|  British pronunciation of the word willy-nilly

adverb

- in a random manner (syn: arbitrarily, haphazardly, indiscriminately, randomly)
- without having a choice

Examples

He found himself drawn, willy-nilly, into the argument.

Companies were accused of raising prices willy-nilly.

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