Definition of jelly bean in English:

jelly bean

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  • A bean-shaped sweet with a jelly-like centre and a firm sugar coating.
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    • The tiny Jersey potato, barely bigger than a jelly bean has come to save us from another month of baked and mash.
    • ‘The thing is a big jelly bean,’ joked one juror.
    • A simple jelly bean is insidious enough, but these are far worse.

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