Definition of telly in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛli

noun (plural tellies)

  • informal term for television. there’d been a cowboy film on telly [count noun]: a black-and-white telly
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    • They just keep turning towards the telly if it is on, rather than talking to you.
    • The others, he knew, would all be sitting around the telly watching the family film.
    • The telly, the wireless, even the theatre do not evoke the same sense of a communal occasion.

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