What's the dilly?

What's the dilly?

slang What happened, is happening, or is going to happen? Why did something happen or is someone acting a certain way? ("Dilly" is likely a colloquial pronunciation of "dealy," itself a humorous, informal form of "deal.") You seem upset—what's the dilly, yo? So, what's the dilly? Are we heading straight to the movie or do you want to grab dinner first?
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What’s the dilly?

interrog. What’s going on?; What’s the deal? (Dilly is a pronunciation of dealy.) Who’s shouting? What’s the dilly?
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