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poly

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[pol-ee]
noun, plural pol·ies.
  1. Informal. polyester(def 2): a blend of poly and cotton.
  2. a fabric or garment made of polyester.
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adjective
  1. made of or containing polyester: a poly swimsuit.
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Origin of poly

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by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for polies'

poly

noun plural polys
  1. informal short for polytechnic
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adjective
  1. informal short for polyester
  2. informal short for polythene
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