telly

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Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of television + -y

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telly (usually uncountable, plural tellys or tellies) (chiefly Britain)

  1. (colloquial) Television.
    Not much on telly tonight, as usual!
  2. (colloquial) A television set.
    We've got a new flat-screen telly.

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The plural is not used in the US.

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