jellied

[ jel-eed ]
/ ˈdʒɛl id /

adjective

congealed or brought to the consistency of jelly: jellied consommé.
containing or spread over with jelly or syrup.

Origin of jellied

First recorded in 1585–95; jelly + -ed2

Related forms

un·jel·lied, adjective

Definition for jellied (2 of 2)

jelly

[ jel-ee ]
/ ˈdʒɛl i /

noun, plural jel·lies.

a food preparation of a soft, elastic consistency due to the presence of gelatin, pectin, etc., especially fruit juice boiled down with sugar and used as a sweet spread for bread and toast, as a filling for cakes or doughnuts, etc.
any substance having the consistency of jelly.
Chiefly British. a fruit-flavored gelatin dessert.
a plastic sandal or shoe.

verb (used with or without object), jel·lied, jel·ly·ing.

to bring or come to the consistency of jelly.

adjective

containing or made, spread, or topped with jelly or syrup; jellied: jelly apples.

Origin of jelly

1350–1400; Middle English gely < Old French gelee frozen jelly < Medieval Latin gelāta frozen, equivalent to Latin gel- freeze + -āta -ate1; cf. gel, cold

Related forms

jel·ly·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for jellied (1 of 3)

jellied

/ (ˈdʒɛlɪd) /

adjective

congealed into jelly, esp by cooling
containing, set in, or coated with jelly

British Dictionary definitions for jellied (2 of 3)

jelly

1
/ (ˈdʒɛlɪ) /

noun plural -lies

a fruit-flavoured clear dessert set with gelatineUS and Canadian trademark: Jell-o
a preserve made from the juice of fruit boiled with sugar and used as jam
a savoury food preparation set with gelatine or with a strong gelatinous stock and having a soft elastic consistencycalf's-foot jelly
anything having the consistency of jelly
informal a coloured gelatine filter that can be fitted in front of a stage or studio light

verb -lies, -lying or -lied

to jellify

Derived Forms

jelly-like, adjective

Word Origin for jelly

C14: from Old French gelee frost, jelly, from geler to set hard, from Latin gelāre, from gelu frost

British Dictionary definitions for jellied (3 of 3)

jelly

2
/ (ˈdʒɛlɪ) /

noun

British a slang name for gelignite

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Medicine definitions for jellied

jelly

[ jĕlē ]

n.

A semisolid resilient substance usually containing some form of gelatin in solution.

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