There are two trains of thought of it's origin. The first one is the word 'scally' is a derivative of the Afrikaans word 'skollie' which means naughty or pesky little boy - A lot of soldiers from Liverpool fought in the Boer War and Afrikaans words were in vogue in the Scouse dialect for awhile though only two remain which are 'scally' and spion kop'

The other train of thought it that 'Scally' was derived from a tough Irish-Liverpool family of the same name, the Scally family had a lot of sons who were always up to no good and thus the beginnings of the term Scally.

A scally is not from Birmingham, Leicester, Keighley, Corby, Brighton, Rotterdam or Dar es Salaam - Scallies are Scousers or Mancunian in origin, Scallies dress, act, talk and interact in a very individualistic way.

Scallies don't tend to work, they end to dress in sports/casual gear, they tend to be Irish Catholic in origin and they tend to smoke, drink take too many drugs.

Scallies are physically puny and tend not to be able to fight all that well - despite their violent tenedencies - they get round this by breeding pitbull terriers and walking them everywhere and carrying weaponary which they will use liberally.

Scallies tend to come from a long line of workshy, deviant, unemployable and violent bloodlines and DNA. Despite this some scallies make it to the big time in the sporting and musical fields - most noteworthy are the Gallagher brothers and Joey Barton - proper scalls them three.

The nearest cousin to the scally is the Glaswegian 'Ned'
both Celtic in DNA attitude and look (weedy, pale and they tend to smell)the scally is here for the time being so we all better get used to it - and that means buying a decent house alarm.
Arrr ey mate - yer a proper scally aren't ya!
by Billy the Wool May 12, 2008
Otherwise known as a 'Trendy'. I don't find them tredny, i find them a bunch of twats who all descerve to die. Often found on street corners, shouting abuse at anyone who dares to cross their path. Their victims include old people, moshers, and well anyone who isnt a scally and they tend to get their 'massive crews' to beat each other up anyway, their such happy people. The fashion is normally some form of sports label, Reebok, Adidas, etc etc which is pretty stupid since they don't do any form of sport unless you count running from a stolen car or chasing a retreating victim a sport. The female scally is often seen with skirts riding up their arses or not there at all and caked up orange faces, closely resembeling an oompa loompa. Well, i don't wish to waste anymore of my time ranting about these gayasses as its a big waste of time.
Scally: 'ere ya yo, go int dat shop fer me and buy me sum fags will ye?'

Well educated person: 'fuck off you wanker and go fuck a sheep'

Scally: 'ere ya ye want bangin you ye twat'

Well educated person: ' No thanks, my sexual life is adequate enough'

Scally: 'ere i'm gonna get me ard mate Derrel to bang you one u get me!:

(retreats having been defeated with sheer wit)

Well educated person: ta ra fucker
by cassieandarino June 24, 2004
A friend to us all as his minket pathetic existence makes us feel really good about ourselves until the wee bastard lobbs a bottle of buckfast over yer napper and his two wee mates called wee tam and big wullie chav the stereo out your motor as you lie bleedin to death in the gutter, sippin the last vestiges of life and buckfast bfore all goes black he shouts the immortal hey mister goona geeza a ciiggy man! Aye right ye wee fuck.
any fucker that wears a burberry cap
by experience February 03, 2004
Scallys (or Radgies in geordieland) are young'uns who wear sportswear and 9 carat gold jewellry by the ton. They dress sort of like a wigga, but more downmarket (Ghetto Ridiculous). On a wiggaey note, scallys adopt as many Jamaican slang and mannerisms as possible, though any true yardie would kick their asses all the way back to Toxteth/St Anns/Moss Side/St Pauls wihtout breaking sweat. Not all scallies are mobile phone stealing, fight starting car theives... but from what I know from living in a genuine scummy tower block - most mobile phone stealing, fight starting car theives are scallys. Scally language is guttural english of the worst kind, but it's very (annoyingly) easy to pick up, innit. Female scallys breed young, and call their offspring Chantelle. They also wear earrings you could drive a bus through.

The pinnacle of the scally is the dealer (Same as, but more expensive sportswear, a BMW with chrome alloys and lots of drugs to sell). The scally mode of transport is the stolen car. The scally music is.. whatever bland RnB/Pop/smooth rap is in the charts that week, or anything that sounds Jamaican.
Shu' it, Chan'elle.
Lend us 50p for bus, mista.
by BlueMeanieUK January 06, 2004
CHAV ie wears burberry, tracksuits, smokes, swears loads, can't talk properly, gell-ed/hairspray-ed hair, hoops and studs in ears etc
see that scally in the tracksuit? don't end up like him..
by jakethejaffacake August 22, 2011
scally. a council estate reject who wears dark clothes such as nike and lacoste. found hugging street corners and shouting five o whenever they see a van drive past. they blast out urban street music like mc-in and wont hesitate to start a fight.
you could be waiting for your parent to pick you up after being out with mates. you are aproached by scallies. shouting abusive language in your face and saying 'what ya lookin at me like dat for' you try to say you dont want any trouble but they interupt you with' eh eh speak up' ' ill merk ya' whilst his mates are in the background sayin 'aaahh fuck it leave em its not worth it blad' your only hope is to walk away but as you turn away your met with a smack in the face for no reason whatsoever and the scally sayin 'yeh blad merked ya clean'
by chris_chase August 20, 2007
A girl who will open her legs for anyone; suck any mans dick/ eat out any chick's pumpum :basically a whore; bitch; cattie; man tief... got it?
Rocxii's dat scally everyman wants to fuck.
by Baaabs March 16, 2007
a large group of young male scallies can be found shouting either abuse or sexual harrasment to female passers by. in a large group their laughter is inaudable but when a single scally becomes alone they are quiet and subdued. scallies all seem to know one another and groups are defined by the colour of their tracksuits (usually scallies only own one or two 'trackies' at most)
ay burd wanna giv us a nosh?
u gonna get shagged gearl?
by laura August 10, 2004

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