Adjective "Jellylike" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jellylike


    Definition:

    1. a food preparation of a soft, elastic consistency due to the presence of gelatin, pectin, etc., especially fruit juice boiled down with sugar and used as a sweet spread for bread and toast, as a filling for cakes or doughnuts, etc.

    2. any substance having the consistency of jelly.

    3. Chiefly British. a fruit-flavored gelatin dessert.

    4. a plastic sandal or shoe. verb (used with or without object), jellied, jellying.

    5. to bring or come to the consistency of jell

    Origin:
    jelly

    Examples:

    "matters can be jellylike."