poly

1
[pol-ee]

noun, plural pol·ies.

Informal. polyester(def 2): a blend of poly and cotton.
a fabric or garment made of polyester.

adjective

made of or containing polyester: a poly swimsuit.

Nearby words

  1. polska,
  2. poltava,
  3. poltergeist,
  4. poltoratsk,
  5. poltroon,
  6. poly bag,
  7. poly i:c,
  8. poly-,
  9. poly-drug,
  10. poly.

Origin of poly

1
by shortening

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British Dictionary definitions for polies'

poly

noun plural polys

informal short for polytechnic

adjective

informal short for polyester
informal short for polythene
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