noun, plural jel·lies.
verb (used with or without object), jel·lied, jel·ly·ing.
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Origin of jelly
OTHER WORDS FROM jellyjel·ly·like, adjective
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How to use jelly in a sentence
Peanut butter and jelly doesn’t take me back to third-grade bagged lunches or after-school snacks.This Crumb Cake Recipe Is a Sweet, Salty Ode to the PB&J Sandwich|Joy Cho|May 7, 2021|Eater
I imagine the kids behaving badly in there, much as they did at this year’s Easter egg hunt, swooping about like Valkyries on a jelly bean high, throwing elbows and acquiring grass stains.Moms: You shaped your children, but the reverse is true, too — down to your very cells|Abigail Tucker|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
Although larval fishes have been seen taking shelter in the tentacles of jellies, hitching a ride on top of a jellyfish seems like an odd twist on that behavior.Dazzling underwater photos capture new views and scientific detail of fish larvae|Devin A. Reese|March 30, 2021|Science News
Shifting between meanings with an agility a metaphysical poet might envy, Watts recalls the jelly his great-grandmother cooked up.Signature Theatre’s latest show is a ‘Jam’ to savor|Celia Wren|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Process the syrup filled jars just as you would when making jam or jelly, and your sweet syrup will last for years.Make your own maple syrup without harming the trees|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|February 7, 2021|Popular Science
Roll the pork over the stuffing, like a jelly roll, until the seam is facing down and the fat back is on top.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The second upped the ante, taking aim at “cray,” “jelly,” “literally,” “teehee,” and “totes.”Feminist, Bae, Turnt: Time’s ‘Worst Words’ List Is Sexist and Racist|Samantha Allen|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On it are balanced a plate of eggs and toast, an open quart jar of grape jelly, and a beer mug full to the brim with orange juice.
Puddings were treats for birthdays and special occasions: chocolate cake, or jelly and ice-cream.
Available for both iOS and Android, Jelly is definitely worth playing around with this weekend.This Week’s Hot Apps: Jelly, Confide, Yahoo News Digest, Lumosity Mobile|Brian Ries|January 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the machinery had been stopped, it was found that Mr. Jones's arms and legs were macerated to a jelly.
Treated with hydrochloric acid, diluted with ten times its weight of water, it swells up into a jelly-like mass.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
I wanted you to make calls with me and to help me with the currant jelly and to put those button-holes into my linen wrapper.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
I learned how to make jelly from her old colored mammie, and heaps of things beside.
I took that jelly to a crotchety old patient of mine who is boarding, and reviles all the jelly his nurse buys for him.