British English Slang – Telly.

Meaning – Television. Telly is often used as a casual or informal way to refer to a television, especially in the UK, Ireland and Australia.

The slang expression binge-watch refers to watching multiple episodes of a (television) program in quick succession. You might watch telly in your man-cave (idiom) – a room or small building that is created to be a private area for the men in a household.


  • “Did you see the new James Bond movie on the telly last night? It was cracking!”

In The News:

Largs shop looking for youngsters to (maybe) star on telly


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