Definition of marmalady in US English:

marmalady

(also marmaladey)

adjective

  • Resembling or suggestive of marmalade, especially in sweetness, stickiness, or colour.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Dekker (c1572–1632), playwright and pamphleteer. From marmalade + -y.

Pronunciation

marmalady

/ˈmɑːməleɪdi/