poly ( polys plural ) A poly is the same as a polytechnic. (mainly BRIT) INFORMAL n-count oft in names after n
Poly- is used to form adjectives and nouns which indicate that many things or types of something are involved in something. For example, a polysyllabic word contains many syllables. prefix
He portrays the psyche as polycentric., ...polyclinics that integrate primary and secondary health care.
Roly-poly people are pleasantly fat and round.
INFORMAL adj ADJ n
...a short, roly-poly man with laughing eyes.
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