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telly

noun tel·ly \ˈte-lē\
plural tellys also tellies

Definition of TELLY

chiefly British

Examples of TELLY

  1. Please turn off the telly.
  2. I just want to relax and watch the telly.

Origin of TELLY

by shortening & alteration
First Known Use: 1939

Related to TELLY

Synonyms
boob tube, box, idiot box, television [chiefly British], tube, TV

Rhymes with TELLY

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