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jello shot Syllabification: jell·o shot

Definition of jello shot in English:


An alcoholic beverage consisting of liquor incorporated into sweetened gelatin dessert and chilled in a small container.
Example sentences
  • Everyone had been reduced to drooling idiocy by Jello shots, which is a very undignified way to go.
  • So just have a Jello shot, relax, say a few smart things when the rest of the gang comes over and try not to embarrass us too much.
  • And in the end, trading Jello shots with Mullah Omar doesn't really sound like fun.


1980s: from jello + shot1.

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