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celly

Syllabification: cell·y
Pronunciation: /ˈselē
 
/
(also cellie)

Definition of celly in English:

noun (plural cellies)

informal
1A cellular phone: Timmy whips out his celly to beep White Mike
More example sentences
  • I'm stranded on top of a building with an annoying little boy and a lame celly and I'm bored!
  • The celly vibrates, it's Shelblack: ‘Word up, I'm surfing in Waikiki and skating with Jay Adams.’
  • Rasheed Wallace rolled in after the game started, walked onto the court and sat down on one of the benches, talking on his celly the whole time…
1.1A person who uses a cellular phone.
2(Among prisoners) cellmate.
Example sentences
  • My new celly is a twenty-six year old lad called Long Island who brought with him from Florence some interesting books: he gave me F. Scott Fitzgerald's ‘Tender is the Night’.
  • So who do you think would make a good celly for Ogre?
  • Manny and his celly Scooby were stripped out and their entire cell property was confiscated for 3 days; much to the delight of most of my neighbours who enjoyed the spectacle.

Origin

by shortening and alteration.

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