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1. jelly

noun. ['ˈdʒɛli'] an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods.

Synonyms

  • dainty
  • kickshaw
  • gelatin dessert
  • delicacy
  • goody
  • calf's-foot jelly
  • gelatin
  • aspic

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • largeness
  • bigness
  • strength

Etymology

  • gelee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • geler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Jelly

  • petruzzelli
  • pasquinelli
  • pasquarelli
  • filtrenelli
  • berardinelli
  • agostinelli
  • vecchiarelli
  • tortorelli
  • stefanelli
  • signorelli
  • santorelli
  • santarelli
  • saltarelli
  • rondinelli
  • robustelli
  • pontarelli
  • polsinelli
  • piscitelli
  • pignatelli
  • petrucelli
  • petruccelli
  • petrocelli
  • patricelli
  • pascarelli
  • mignanelli
  • martorelli
  • mancinelli
  • machiavelli
  • gencarelli
  • carpinelli

Example sentences of the word jelly


1. Adverb
Continue to heat and mix the jelly until it is uniformly soft.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Through all of the jelly in that jar away.

Quotes containing the word jelly


1. Romance novels are birthday cake and life is often peanut butter and jelly. I think everyone should have lots of delicious romance novels lying around for those times when the peanut butter of life gets stuck to the roof of your mouth.
- Janet Evanovich

2. Love is the jelly to sunshine’s peanut butter. And if I tell you that I’m in sandwich with you, I’m not just saying it to get in your Ziploc bag.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

3. Adult librarians are like lazy bakers: their patrons want a jelly doughnut, so they give them a jelly doughnut. Children’s librarians are ambitious bakers: 'You like the jelly doughnut? I’ll get you a jelly doughnut. But you should try my cruller, too. My cruller is gonna blow your mind, kid.
- John Green

2. jelly

noun. ['ˈdʒɛli'] a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit.

Synonyms

  • apple jelly
  • conserves
  • conserve
  • preserve
  • preserves

Antonyms

  • unrefined
  • unfastidious
  • rugged
  • tasteless

Etymology

  • gelee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • geler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. jelly

noun. ['ˈdʒɛli'] any substance having the consistency of jelly or gelatin.

Synonyms

  • petrolatum
  • mineral jelly
  • substance

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • lose
  • approval
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • gelee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • geler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. jelly

verb. ['ˈdʒɛli'] make into jelly.

Synonyms

  • change integrity

Antonyms

  • inhibitor
  • unite

Etymology

  • gelee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • geler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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