Definition of jelly roll in English:

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jelly roll

Pronunciation: /ˈjelē rōl/


North American
1A cylindrical cake with a spiral cross section, made from a flat sponge cake spread with a filling such as jam and rolled up.
Example sentences
  • That's the chocolate log, it's a roll cake, like a jelly roll, and then you cover it with chocolate bark.
  • Pack into molds or crocks, or roll like a jelly roll in a piece of plastic wrap and place a twist tie on both ends.
  • Roll up as for jelly roll, starting from long end.
1.1 vulgar slang A woman’s genitals, or sexual intercourse.

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Syllabification: jel·ly roll

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