The Alternative English Dictionary: apols

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apols etymology From apologies by shortening.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (UK, informal) Apologies.
    • 2008, Susie Day, serafina67 *urgently requires life*, Scholastic (2008), ISBN 9780545073523, page 105: Apols for TMI but that really is all that has happened.
    • 2011, James Bennett, Television Personalities: Stardom and the Small Screen, Routledge (2011), ISBN 0203842685, pages 173-174: On the other, the self was also confirmed as authentic via a process of interaction, whereby Fry answered and apologised to his critic for the subsequent abuse he received on Twitter – 'Pls accept my apols ... I feel more sheepish than a sheep'.
    • 2013, Robert Hudson, The Dazzle, Jonathan Cape (2013), ISBN 9780224097154, page 68: Apols if this letter is a disarray, but my head is like a drum made of cymbals.
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