Part of speech: noun
Origin: Unknown, mid-17th century
(often as a form of address) a man; a friend.
A form of address denoting a person who is imposed upon.
Examples of Cully in a sentence
"Cully! — Would you like to join me for a cup of coffee?"
"The young cully was a gullible target for pranks by his friends."
Popularity Over Time
Cully is a slightly old-fashioned alternative to calling out, "Hey, bro!" It's a term for a male friend, usually used as a greeting or form of address. Give it a try if you're getting tired of bro, dude, buddy, or chap.
Did you Know?
There's probably a cully in every group. While sometimes cully is just a young man, there's also an implication that this fellow is somewhat gullible and often the butt of the joke.