Jelly vs Pineapple - What's the difference?

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In slang|lang=en terms the difference between jelly and pineapple

is that jelly is (slang) jealous while pineapple is (slang) an australian fifty dollar note.

As nouns the difference between jelly and pineapple

is that jelly is (new zealand|australia|british) a dessert made by boiling gelatine, sugar and some flavouring (often derived from fruit) and allowing it to set while pineapple is a tropical plant, ananas comosus , native to south america, having thirty or more long, spined and pointed leaves surrounding a thick stem.

As a verb jelly

is to wiggle like jelly.

As an adjective jelly

is (slang) jealous.

jelly

English

(wikipedia jelly)

Alternative forms

* gelly (obsolete)

Etymology 1

(etyl) gelee, from .

Noun

  • (New Zealand, Australia, British) A dessert made by boiling gelatine, sugar and some flavouring (often derived from fruit) and allowing it to set.
  • (label) A clear or translucent fruit preserve, made from fruit juice and set using either naturally occurring, or added, pectin.
  • * 1945 , (Fannie Merritt Farmer) and (Wilma Lord Perkins) revisor, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book , Eighth edition:
  • Perfect jelly is of appetizing flavor; beautifully colored and translucent; tender enough to cut easily with a spoon, yet firm enough to hold its shape when turned from the glass.
  • * 1975 , and (Marion Rombauer Becker), The Joy of Cooking , 5th revision:
  • Jelly has great clarity. Two cooking processes are involved. First, the juice alone is extracted from the fruit. Only that portion thin and clear enough to drip through a cloth is cooked with sugar until sufficiently firm to hold its shape. It is never stiff and never gummy.
  • A similar dish made with meat.
  • calf's-foot jelly
  • (zoology)
  • A pretty girl; a girlfriend.
  • * 1931 , William Faulkner, Sanctuary , Vintage 1993, p. 25:
  • ‘Gowan goes to Oxford a lot,’ the boy said. ‘He?s got a jelly there.’
  • (US, slang) A large backside, especially a woman's.
  • * 2001 , (w, Destiny's Child), “(Bootylicious)” (song)
  • I shake my jelly at every chance / When I whip with my hips you slip into a trance
  • * 2001 , George Dell, Dance Unto the Lord , page 94:
  • At that Sister Samantha seemed to shake her jelly so that she sank back into her chair.
  • (colloquial)
  • (colloquial) A jelly shoe.
  • * 2006 , David L. Marcus, What It Takes to Pull Me Through :
  • Mary Alice gazed at a picture of herself wearing jellies and an oversized turquoise T-shirt that matched her eyes
    Synonyms
    * (dessert made by boiling gelatin) (US) jello, Jell-O * (fruit preserve) jam, marmalade
    Derived terms
    * comb jelly * jellification * jellify * jelly baby * jelly bean * jelly bracelet * jellyfish * jellylike * royal jelly

    Verb

  • To wiggle like jelly.
  • To make jelly.
  • Etymology 2

    From jealous by shortening.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (slang) Jealous.
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  • * 2011 , " Exchange smiles, not saliva", The Banner (Grand Blanc High School), Volume 47, Issue 2, December 2011, page 17:
  • "I think other people make rude comments because they're jelly [jealous] bro," Schroer said. "We're just showing our love to other people."
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    pineapple

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A tropical plant, Ananas comosus , native to South America, having thirty or more long, spined and pointed leaves surrounding a thick stem.
  • The ovoid fruit of the pineapple plant, which has very sweet white or yellow flesh, a tough, spiky shell and a tough, fibrous core.
  • (slang) A hand grenade.
  • (slang) An Australian fifty dollar note.
  • A hairstyle consisting of a ponytail worn on top of the head, imitating the leaves of a pineapple.
  • Synonyms

    * (plant) ananas, pineapple plant * (fruit) ananas * (hand grenade) grenade, hand grenade

    Derived terms

    * crazy pineapple * pineapple bomb * pineapple bun * pineapple chunks * pineapple cloth * Pineapple Express * pineapple fiber, pineapple fibre * pineapple flower * pineapple grenade * pineapple guava * Pineapple Island * pineapple jelly * pineapple juice * pineapple kernel * pineapple mint * pineapple nut * pineapple plant * pineapple potato * (Pineapple Primary) * pineapple rum * pineapple sage * pineapple seed * pineapple shawl * pineapple strawberry * pineapple test * pineapple tree * pineapple verbena * pineapple weed * pineapple wine * twisted pineapple