jellycopter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of jelly +‎ helicopter

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛ.liˌkɒp.tə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

jellycopter (plural jellycopters)

  1. (usually humorous, sometimes childish) A helicopter.
    • 1999 April 10, Richard Brown, “The Brotherhood of PEace”, in alt.kosovo-relief.what.do.you.need, Usenet[1]:
      All we care about is peace. Nout about the latest Apache jellycopters to go into service.
    • 2017 May 7, Pete, “Re: Suffolk Game & Country Fair”, in uk.rec.shooting.game, Usenet[2]:
      Beyond (upwind) of the scurry ground, about 100 yards away, tops, the very busy A12 trunk road. To the right of the scurry ground, "have a go" archery. And beyond that the flaming jellycopter.
    • 2017 June 23, Tickettyboo, “Re: Gozo”, in uk.people.silversurfers, Usenet[3]:
      ooh you are oodles braver than I am....I am scaredy of jellycopters :-)