Definition of jelly bean in English:

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jelly bean

Pronunciation: /ˈjelē ˌbēn/
(also jellybean)


A bean-shaped candy with a jellylike center and a firm sugar coating.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: jel·ly bean

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