One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An alcoholic beverage consisting of liquor incorporated into sweetened gelatin dessert and chilled in a small container.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Everyone had been reduced to drooling idiocy by Jello shots, which is a very undignified way to go.’
- ‘I quickly located the Jello shots with my eyes and soon found myself at the table.’
- ‘And in the end, trading Jello shots with Mullah Omar doesn't really sound like fun.’
1980s: from jello + shot.
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