- UK A dessert made by boiling gelatine, sugar and some flavouring (often derived from fruit) and allowing it to set
- US a sweet gelatinous substance derived from fruit juices and pectin
#*1945, w:Fannie Merritt Farmer|Fannie Merritt Farmer and w:Wilma Lord Perkins revisor, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, Eighth edition - Perfect jelly is of appetizing flavor; beautifully colored and translucent; tender enough to cut easily with a spoon, yet firm enough to hold its shape when turned from the glass.
#*1975, w:Irma S. Rombauer|Irma S. Rombauer and w:Marion Rombauer Becker|Marion Rombauer Becker, The Joy of Cooking 5th revision - Jelly has great clarity. Two cooking processes are involved. First, the juice alone is extracted from the fruit. Only that portion thin and clear enough to drip through a cloth is cooked with sugar until sufficiently firm to hold its shape. It is never stiff and never gummy.
- UK Jam that has been sieved to remove pieces of fruit before being allowed to set.
- zoology Short for jellyfish.
- (US slang) A large backside, especially a woman's.
#:Check out that girl shaking her jelly!
- colloquial Short for gelignite.
- 2001 w:Destiny's Child|Destiny's Child: w:Bootylicious|Bootylicious (song)
#:I shake my jelly at every chance
#:When I whip with my hips you slip into a trance
- 2001 -- George Dell: Dance Unto the Lord (page 94)1
#:At that Sister Samantha seemed to shake her jelly so that she sank back into her chair.
i-c|dessert made by boiling gelatin i|US jello, Jell-O
Catalan: gelatina f
French: gelÃ©e f
Italian: gelatina f
Japanese: ã¼ãªã¼ (zerÄ«)
German: Gelee n, Sulz
Macedonian: Ð¶ÐµÐ»Ðµ n
Romanian: jeleu n
Spanish: gelatina f, jalea f
Russian: Ð¶ÐµÐ»Ðµ n
trans-top|sweet gelatinous substance derived from fruit juices and pectin
Czech: Å¾elÃ© n
Catalan: melmelada f
French: confiture f
Italian: marmellata f
Japanese: ã¸ã£ã (jamu)
German: Marmelade f
Romanian: marmeladÄ f
Spanish: mermelada f, confitura f
Swedish: sylt, marmelad
Russian: Ð´Ð¶ÐµÐ¼ m, Ð¼Ð°ÑÐ¼ÐµÐ»Ð°Ð´ m
Italian: gelatina f
French: gros cul m
Italian: culone m
Russian: Ð¶Ð¾Ð¿Ð° f
Category:1000 English basic words