Unwell, washed out, under the weather, pale & uninteresting
See also peelywally baggie
I was a bit peelywally this morning
Scottish slang or dialect – 1950s
Marion Dixon (Howes) – mother of Mum
A Scot would say it to rhyme with trolley
Granny said it to rhyme with alley.
Francis’s grandmother and Aunt Dorothy also used the expression in the same sense