Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A medicated gelatin tablet or lozenge; a gelatinous pill.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the property of jelly; similar to a jelly.
  • n. A medicated tablet or lozenge of gelatin.

Etymologies

Former brand name, from a company called Iron Jelloid Co. Ltd. Presumably jelly +‎ -oid. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It proves the utter flabby weakness of jelloid Dave that the Tories 'best hope for a GE win is that the present demented incumbent of No. 10 clings on.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • A bit of lipstick, high heels, show your legs and boys turn to jelloid?

    Mates, Dates: Besties:

  • You pig's ass, you jelloid moron ... you've gone and spoiledeverything!

    Orphan Star

  • _Reform-Kleid_ type, and her figure had the rather jelloid appearance of those who affect this style.

    Living Alone

  • "You pig's ass, you jelloid moron ... you've gone and spoiled everything!

    Orphan Star

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  • "... but those iron jelloids she had been taking of late had done her a world of good much better than the Widow Welch's female pills ..."
    Joyce, Ulysses, 13

    January 14, 2007