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celly

Syllabification: cell·y

Entry from US English dictionary

(also cellie)

Definition of celly in English:

noun (plural cellies)

informal
1A cellular phone: Timmy whips out his celly to beep White Mike
1.1A person who uses a cellular phone.
2(Among prisoners) cellmate.

Origin

by shortening and alteration.

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