Telly vs Selly - What's the difference?

telly | selly |


As nouns the difference between telly and selly

is that telly is television while selly is a marvel; wonder; something wonderful or rare.

As an adjective selly is

rare; wonderful; admirable.

As an adverb selly is

wonderfully.

telly

English

Noun

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

    Derived terms

    * telly tennis

    Usage notes

    The plural is not used in the US.

    Synonyms

    * tube (US), TV, tele (UK, rare)

    selly

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l) (Scotland)

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Rare; wonderful; admirable.
  • Adverb

    (en-adv)
  • Wonderfully.
  • Noun

    (sellies)
  • A marvel; wonder; something wonderful or rare.
  • *1995 , Robert J. Blanch, Julian N. Wasserman, From Pearl to Gawain :
  • The line is a masterstroke of noncommitment, for the event is a "selly " in the sight of some unidentified readers.