Meaning of jellyfish

jel•ly•fish

Pronunciation: ( jel'ē-fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. any of various marine coelenterates of a soft, gelatinous structure, esp. one with an umbrellalike body and long, trailing tentacles; medusa.
  2. a person without strong resolve or stamina; an indecisive or weak person.
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