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adjective. Unless you're in Utah, this refers to someone practicing polyamory (many loves) rather than polygamy (many marriages).
So, are you and your sweetie poly?
by Mike October 04, 2004
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Poly is a shorten term for the people from the islands of Polynesia, like tongans, samoans, fijians etc.

by dont worry about my name September 30, 2006
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the word poly derives from the word polyneasian. it includes peoples from the races of,fiji, tonga, samoa, cook islands and also new zealand.
stranger 1:what nationality are those boys?

stranger 2:the're the poly boys don't mess with them
by puzle one April 25, 2008
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one who dates two and screws others and is honest with all of them.
maybe short for polyamorous.
Not me. No, thank you!
by hytham_hammer July 14, 2005
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short for politick. in this sense, it means to converse, socialize or mingle
I gain wisdom when I poly wit' the older folks.

Poly with her for a while and then try to make a move on her.
by J-Dub Supreme June 23, 2005
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Slang term for Polyester, usually in reference to an article of clothing found in a thrift store by a person that is over excited by vintage clothes and favors synthetic fabrics over other types of cloth.
A: Woah look at that neck tie!
B: What about it?
A: NO way! It's 100% Poly!
B: Is that good?
A: Hell yeah! Silk is crap!
by J. Razimus Hughston January 21, 2006
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A selfie with more than one person.
Every time we go to New York we take a poly in front of our favorite Italian restaurant SBARRO.
by SFDCGURU September 25, 2013
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