telly Definition

a television set.

Using telly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "telly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I'm going to watch a movie on the telly tonight.

  • Example

    He spends all day in front of the telly.

  • Example

    The telly is broken, we need to get it fixed.

telly Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for telly


Summary: telly in Brief

The term 'telly' [ˈtɛli] refers to a television set. It is a common informal word used in British English.

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