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Good golly, Miss Molly!

An exclamation of surprise. Popularized by Little Richard's 1958 song of the same name. Good golly, Miss Molly—you scared me!
See also: good, miss

hairy molly

Primarily heard in Ireland.
1. Any large, fuzzy caterpillar. Don't freak out, but there's a hairy molly crawling on your backpack right now.
2. vulgar slang The female genitals. He just seems so lecherous—I bet he's after your hairy molly.
See also: hairy, molly


1. slang Methyl?enedioxy?methamphetamine (MDMA), also known as ecstasy or E, which elicits an intense sensation of heightened energy, pleasure, and empathy. Once someone started passing around the molly, the party really got pretty crazy. I took some molly during dinner so that I'd be at the peak of my high right when the concert started.
2. rude slang A male who is regarded as weak, cowardly, or effeminate. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. Come on, don't be a molly! We dared you, so you have to do it!
3. obsolete A homosexual male. Primarily heard in UK. I always suspected David was a bit of a molly, what with the company he keeps.
4. obsolete A prostitute. Those mollies will have nowhere to turn when they're released, so they'll most likely end up back on the streets. I hear the young duke can often be seen with a molly on his arm in London's red-light district.

Molly whop (one)

To strike, slap, or slam into one, either once or repeatedly; to wallop one. The term is sometimes hyphenated, and sometimes both, or neither, "Molly" and "whop" are capitalized. I'm gonna Molly-whop you if you don't shut your mouth! The car sped through the red life and Molly Whopped van that had started to drive forward.
See also: molly, whop
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Good golly. Miss Molly!

Inf. Good grief!; Wow! Good golly, Miss Molly! This place is a mess! Good golly, Miss Molly, that's awful!
See also: good, miss
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Good golly, Miss Molly!

exclam. Good grief!; Wow! Good golly, Miss Molly! This place is a mess!
See also: good, miss

Molly whop someone

tv. to beat someone up; to slap someone hard. Quiet or I’ll Molly whop you.
See also: molly, someone, whop
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"We are absolutely delighted with the response, people's generosity and kindness is just another refection on how much people love and care for Molly and all she stood for.
"There are a couple of body language hints that the pair are friendly enough now: Amber places a hand on Molly's other cheek as she kisses the nearest one, which does look affectionate, and then she seems to perform a thoughtful gesture after the kiss, ie raising one hand to appear to wipe her lipstick off Molly's cheek, rather than leaving it there as she might have done if there really were any hostility between them."
"He said to Molly that he had also struggled with anxiety and depression and they kind of connected on that level.
Lola, Molly's 10-year-old sister, plays in goal for United's under-10s.
"Molly was a phenomenal drugs dog and served 11, exceptional years accounting for over 2,000 arrests some of which were of very high, street value narcotics.
Ms Bolton had gone to work as normal on September 10 and at 10am Molly called her in tears over her boyfriend, the inquest heard.
It is thought Liam may have seen Molly once as a baby.
( Molly has not been on social media since the divorce was revealed.
Molly has two daughters, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Once we see how Molly suffered the injury that impeded her skiing career, we jump straight into her arrest as the Poker Princess by the FBI.
From the moment Lucy wakes up in the morning, Molly is by her side to help.
Molly Bloom thought she had dealt herself a winning hand in 2009 as hostess of Hollywood's most exclusive poker game with a $50,000 stake to sit at a table frequented by film stars, directors and business titans.
Jessica Molly Bloom Elba as Charlie Her luck ran out four years later when she was arrested by the FBI, but Bloom refused to fold and divulge secrets of her wealthy clientele.