noun (plural tellies)British
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.
Words that rhyme with tellybelly, 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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