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Definition of jelly
noun (plural jellies)
a sweet, clear, semisolid, somewhat elastic spread or preserve made from fruit juice and sugar boiled to a thick consistency. used figuratively and in similes to refer to sensations of fear or strong emotion:her legs felt like jelly a condiment with a consistency similar to fruit jelly:roast duck with jalapeño jelly a gelatinous savory preparation made by boiling meat and bones. any substance of a gelatinous consistency:spermicidal jellies frogs lay eggs coated in jelly
chiefly British a sweet, fruit-flavored gelatin dessert.
verb (jellies, jellied) [with object] (usually as adjective jellied)
set (food) as or in a jelly:jellied cranberry sauce jellied eels