Definition of jelly shoe in US English:

jelly shoe


  • A sandal made from brightly colored or translucent molded plastic.

    • ‘It would seem that entry through the stage door to stardom does not come by simply donning a pair of jelly shoes and a rah-rah skirt.’
    • ‘Lo and behold, the Ipanema flip flop with a strap is from Melissa, one of Brazil's largest footwear companies and the originator of the jelly shoe.’
    • ‘Our investigative team has determined that the '80s version of ‘sexy shoes’ included LA Gear, British Knights, jelly shoes and Cougar winter boots.’


jelly shoe

/ˈjelē SHo͞o/