poly Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “poly” in the English Dictionary

"poly" in British English

See all translations

polynoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɒl.i/  us   /ˈpɑː.li/ (plural polys)
informal for polytechnic


uk   /pɒl.i-/  us   /pɑː.li-/
many: a ​polytheistic (= ​believing in many ​gods)society a ​polymath (= ​person who ​knows a lot about many different ​subjects.)
(Definition of poly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “poly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 工艺专科学院…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工藝專科學院…
What is the pronunciation of poly?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Word of the Day