jellyfish jellyfish  /ˈdʒɛ li ˌfɪʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles
  2. (n) any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans

Usage(s):

  1. A jellyfish! Shuddering in revulsion, he floundered to shore, jumped into his clothes and hurried home to bed.
  2. Impassive as ever, Hirohito prefers jellyfish to politics Dressed in battered Panama hat, short-sleeved shirt, Bermuda shorts and ancient tennis shoes, he seems most in his.
  3. But he has another explanation for why so many jellyfish are reaching the beach: global warming.

News

  1. Jellyfish stops swimmer to Florida

    A jellyfish sting has stopped an Australian endurance swimmer, just 11 hours into her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Jellyfish sting stops Australian's swim to Florida

    A jellyfish sting has stopped an Australian endurance swimmer, just 11 hours into her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Jellyfish Ends Australian's Historic Swim

    Jellyfish ends Australian's bid to swim Florida Straits, making her 3rd to fail since 2011        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

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Quotes

  1. "Lion's mane jellyfish are being reported off the North West of the UK, like they are every year, so there is no need for panic," said Peter Richardson, MCS Biodiversity Programme Manager, "Lion's mane jellyfish and other species can give a...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Peter Richardson Source: Fishnewseu (blog)

  2. Australia's Kate Brookes-Peterson, who took third, said: "I was stung throughout the whole course and got smacked in the face a couple of times by huge big jellyfish."
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: Kate Brookes-Peterson Source: Independent

  3. Former European Tour player Mark Roe, commentating for BBC television, said: "The official turned into a jellyfish. I've not seen anything like it in 21 years on the tour."
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Mark Roe Source: Sportinglife.co.za

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