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Meaning of JELLY

Pronunciation:  'jelee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit
  2. [n]  an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
  3. [n]  a substance having the consistency of semi-solid foods
  4. [v]  make into jelly; "jellify a liquid"

JELLY is a 5 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: gelatin, jellify
 See Also: apple jelly, aspic, calf's-foot jelly, change integrity, conserve, conserves, dainty, delicacy, gelatin dessert, goody, grape jelly, kickshaw, matter, mineral jelly, petrolatum, petroleum jelly, preserve, preserves, substance, treat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jel"ly\, n.; pl. {Jellies}. [ Formerly gelly, gely, F.
    gel['e]e jelly, frost, fr. geler to freeze. L. gelare; akin
    to gelu frost. See {Gelid}.]
    1. Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous,
       translucent substance in a condition between liquid and
       solid; a stiffened solution of gelatin, gum, or the like.
    2. The juice of fruits or meats boiled with sugar to an
       elastic consistence; as, currant jelly; calf's-foot jelly.
    {Jelly bag}, a bag through which the material for jelly is
    {Jelly mold}, a mold for forming jelly in ornamental shapes.
    {Jelly plant} (Bot.), Australian name of an edible seaweed
       ({Eucheuma speciosum}), from which an excellent jelly is
       made. --J. Smith.
    {Jelly powder}, an explosive, composed of nitroglycerin and
       collodion cotton; -- so called from its resemblance to
       calf's-foot jelly.
  2. \Jel"ly\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jellied}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To become jelly; to come to the state or consistency of
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or eating jelly in your dream, represents some suspicion or insight into a situation you are wondering about. The dream may be a metaphor for something that is finally taking shape. You have come to some understanding. Alternatively, it indicates that you are preserving or maintaining a sweet relationship.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: albumen, batter, beat up, blancmange, bonnyclabber, butter, cake, candy, churn, clabber, clot, clump, cluster, coagulate, colloid, colloidize, comfit, compote, concrete, confection, confectionery, confiture, congeal, conserve, cornstarch, cream, curd, curdle, dough, egg white, emulsify, emulsionize, frosting, gaum, gel, gelatin, gelatinate, gelatinize, glair, glaze, glop, glue, gluten, goo, gook, goop, gruel, gumbo, gunk, honey, icing, incrassate, inspissate, jam, jell, jellify, Jell-O, knot, loblolly, lopper, lump, marmalade, meringue, molasses, mousse, mucilage, mucus, pap, paste, porridge, preserve, pudding, pulp, puree, putty, rob, semifluid, semiliquid, set, size, soup, starch, sticky mess, sweet, sweet stuff, sweetmeat, sweets, syrup, thick, thicken, treacle, tutti-frutti, whip, whipped cream