Definition of jello shot in English:

jello shot


  • 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.’
    • ‘And in the end, trading Jello shots with Mullah Omar doesn't really sound like fun.’
    • ‘I quickly located the Jello shots with my eyes and soon found myself at the table.’


1980s: from jello + shot.