Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small ovoid candy with a hardened sugar coating over a chewy center.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of jelly bean.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The judge thinks Coke could be violating the so-called jellybean rule, which says that a food - or drinkmaker cannot load otherwise unhealthy products with vitamins or other nutrients in order to claim it is healthy.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • They slightly vary in size, but are always smaller than a jellybean, which is the biggest they ever get, and they don't get that big very often.

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  • However, I have to say we have a 2006 which is before they went to the current "jellybean" shape - you'd have to look at one to make sure the space is still the same.

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  • Those 'jellybean' noodles rocked my boat and floated my world...

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  • In 1976, Klein came up with a new kind of jellybean, which would come to be known as Herman Goelitz Candy Company and after slow sales, a little untruth gained the treat national attention.

    Inc.com

  • Ford has sold more than 7 million Taurus cars since the model was introduced in late 1985 and called a "jellybean" or "flying potato" because of its futuristic curved design.

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  • The blob, named Blobert, has the odd ability of being able to transform into various objects depending on what kind of jellybean you feed him.

    QJ.NET

  • You've got to love the "jellybean", working hard at helping fix up her two mommies!

    AfterEllen.com - Because visibility matters

  • He marks major events in his life - graduation from medical school, the birth of his son - by eating one Jelly Belly jellybean from a jar Reagan gave him.

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  • Kicking off a new series of weekly round-ups of the most essential just-released games (spanning retail, indie, downloadable, iPhone, freeware, and all otherwise), this week takes us on a trip through heavy metal fantasy, jellybean puzzle solving, rusted robot worlds, and Indian-spiced psychadelic shooters.

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