jelly

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɛli/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdʒɛli/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jelē)


Inflections of 'jelly' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": jellies
Inflections of 'jelly' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
jellies
v 3rd person singular
jellying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
jellied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
jellied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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jelly

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [strawberry, apricot, blueberry, fig] jelly
  2. has [strawberry] jelly inside
  3. is filled with [strawberry] jelly
  4. [homemade, store-bought] jelly
  5. a (peanut butter and) jelly sandwich
  6. UK: let the jelly [set, cool] in the fridge
  7. UK: a bowl of (wobbly) jelly and ice cream
  8. UK, slang: nailing jelly to the wall
  9. UK, figurative: reduced to a [wobbly, quivering, shaking] jelly
  10. UK: [wobbling] like jelly
  11. petroleum jelly for [cuts, burns]
  12. put petroleum jelly on the [cut]
  13. UK: my legs turned to jelly when
  14. UK: my legs felt like they were made of jelly
n as adj
  1. jelly [cookies, doughnuts, biscuits]
  2. jelly [beans, candies]
  3. has a jelly filling
  4. UK: use a jelly mould
adv
  1. jelly-filled [cakes, doughnuts]
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