variants: or less commonly tele
plural tellies also teles
Definition of telly
: television … I asked parents what they thought of children's telly.— Vanessa Feltz While you were doing your couch potato number in front of the telly last Sun., 67-yr-old Zadu Taft was swimming across the Golden Gate …— Berb Caen Is there any truth to the hundreds of pieces of advice we hear from aunt Jane, who 'saw it on the tele'?— Patrick Holler
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