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noun as in boob tube

noun as in idiot box

noun as in small screen

noun as in television

noun as in television set

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noun as in TV set

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Example Sentences

McShera, who plays Daisy, later confides in me in New York that she calls Nicol her “telly mummy.”

Obama held up his hand like he was pointing a remote control at the telly.

When they are in Anglesey, they stay in and watch telly at night.

Obviously, former pols with less to lose are going to be freer to mix it up on the telly.

So if they said, you know, I want to be on the telly, I would say, 'Oh boys mummy did that.'

"I will gladly show you what I have done," replied Telly simply, and there the conversation ended.

Albert and Telly arose with the rest, and the girl at the organ began to chase the slow tune up and down the keys.

Then turning to Telly he added: "I can then feel easy in my mind, and shall enjoy looking over your paintings."

It was an awkward position for Telly, and one that she had never before been called upon to fill.

Telly sat on the boat's cushions in a shady nook and watched Albert finish his sketch and then listened to his talk.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to telly, such as: idiot box, small screen, television, the box, the tube, and tv.

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