telly

noun tel·ly \ ˈte-lē \

Definition of telly

plural tellys also tellies
chiefly British

Examples of telly in a Sentence

  1. Please turn off the telly.

  2. I just want to relax and watch the telly.

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Origin and Etymology of telly

by shortening & alteration

telly Synonyms

Synonyms
boob tube, box, idiot box, television [chiefly British], tube, TV
Related Words
LCD, plasma; home theater, home video



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