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A griot; one of a class of musicians/storytellers of West Africa. Jelis usually accompany themselves on the kora, a type of harp/lute found in the Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, and Mauritania, or on the xalam, a one- to five-stringed small lutelike or banjolike plucked string instrument. The female counterpart to a jeli is called jelimuso.
Mali produces some of the best jelis in all of West Africa.
by pentozali March 03, 2006
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An amazing girl that loves a Kevin. She loves her friends and family. She loves to play playstation and when she says "suck my dick" is because she actually has it!
Kevin: Jelis is beautiful.

friend: dude, she likes you
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Someone who complains and bitches about something and has a inferiority and superiority complex that insults other to make themselves feel better.
He was being such a Jeli just because he killed me in a game.
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