telly


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tel·ly

 (tĕl′ē)
n. pl. tel·lies Chiefly British
A television set.

telly

(ˈtɛlɪ)
n, pl -lies
(Broadcasting) informal chiefly Brit short for television

tel•ly

(ˈtɛl i)

n., pl. -lies.
Chiefly Brit. television.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telly - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screentelly - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen; "the British call a tv set a telly"
kinescope, picture tube, television tube - a cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen
receiver, receiving system - set that receives radio or tv signals
television system, television - a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
telecasting, television, TV, video - broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
Translations
telka
fjernsyn
telkkari
televizor
テレビ
텔레비전
televizija
tv
ทีวี
tivi

telly

[ˈtelɪ] N (Brit) → tele f

telly

[ˈtɛli] (British)
n (= television) → télé f
She's watching telly → Elle regarde la télé.
on telly → à la télé
modif [addict, presenter, show] → de télé

telly

n (Brit inf) → Fernseher m, → Glotze f (inf); on tellyim Fernsehen; to watch tellyfernsehen ? also television

telly

[ˈtɛlɪ] n abbr =television (Brit) (fam) → tele f inv
on the telly → alla tele

telly

تِلِفِزْيُون telka fjernsyn Fernseher τηλεόραση tele telkkari télé televizor televisione テレビ 텔레비전 tv TV telewizja televisão телевизор tv ทีวี televizyon tivi 电视
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