Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of jelly; jellylike.

Etymologies

jelly +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (And there's some wild stuff to quote, about ghosts and the Lemurians, the jellyish beings who inhabited Atlantis.)

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  • Jelly Belly tasting bar where you can stand and request flavors until your own belly is pretty jellyish.

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  • I smiled kindly through my rolled-down window, acknowledging my fellow artists, my bruises hidden by my disguise, and my smile was met by a specimen out of Brueghel—the woman, in her fifties, had a long, jellyish nose, gray teeth, and copper, wiry hair that had a life of its own and not a very pleasant life at that.

    Wake Up, Sir!

  • Lt. Charles Gallant of the Rye Fire Department said the jellyish was "about the size of a trash can cover," and it started to fall apart when park staffers tried to remove it from the water.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Lieutenant Charles Gallant of the Rye Fire Department said the jellyish started to fall apart when park staffers tried to remove it from the water.

    WCAX - Local News

  • Would anybody really wish to get rid of terms like mansuetude (an almost onomatopoeic word for gentleness) or niddering (a jellyish synonym for cowardly)?

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