noun, plural jel·lies.
verb (used with or without object), jel·lied, jel·ly·ing.
- jelly baby,
- jelly bag,
- jelly bean,
- jelly coat,
- jelly doughnut
Origin of jelly
Examples from the Web for jellylike
This consists of two huge masses filled with a jellylike substance, below the spine, and separated by a narrow median septum.Zoology: The Science of Animal Life|Ernest Ingersoll
If a tender, jellylike consistency is wanted, cook the egg below the boiling point of water.Foods and Household Management|Helen Kinne
Matter is found in the air tubes which form gutters through the jellylike mass of the diseased lung.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Boil until it assumes a jellylike appearance; strain, and season to suit the taste and condition of the patient.The Ladies Book of Useful Information|Anonymous
As soon as the blood gets to the air it forms a jellylike mass called a clot.Health Lessons|Alvin Davison