Definition of telly in English:

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telly

Pronunciation: /ˈtelē/

noun (plural tellies)

British
Informal term for television.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with telly

belly, Botticelli, casus belli, Corelli, Delhi, deli, Ellie, Grappelli, jelly, Kelly, lamellae, Machiavelli, Mahaweli, Schiaparelli, Shelley, shelly, smelly, tagliatelle, Torricelli, vermicelli, welly, Zeffirelli

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Syllabification: tel·ly

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