Meaning of poly
Pronunciation: (pol'ē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. pol•ies,
- polyester (def. 2): a blend of poly and cotton.
- a fabric or garment made of polyester.
- made of or containing polyester: a poly swimsuit.
- a combining form with the meanings “much, many” and, in chemistry, “polymeric,” used in the formation of compound words: polyandrous; polyculture; polyethylene.