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telly

noun
chiefly British

Synonyms of telly

an electronic device with a screen and speakers that reproduces images and sound
  • my mum has had the same telly since I was but a lad

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The first known use of telly was in 1930

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“Telly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/telly. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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