cellie

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noun cell·ie \ˈse-lē\
variants: less commonly

celly

Definition of cellie

plural

cellies

US slang

  1. 1 :  cellmate On the third day, guards put a jumbo-sized prisoner into Turner's cell. Turner, who claimed to be a protective-custody case, protested. He got the worst of the ensuing fight with his cellie, who was soon removed. — Alan Prendergast, Denver Westword, 26 June 2003

  2. 2 :  cell phone As Venus dials her dad on her cellie, LaVar gives Richard Williams a shout-out: “Tell him I said, ‘Peace.’” — Anne Marie Cruz, ESPN, 15 May 2000 Next time you talk on your celly, keep it brief … — Greg Bishop, VIBE, August 1997

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1966

First Known Use of cellie

1966


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