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fruity

adjective \ˈfrü-tē\

: tasting or smelling like fruit

: strange or crazy

of a voice : rich and deep

fruit·i·erfruit·i·est

Full Definition of FRUITY

1
a :  relating to, made with, or resembling fruit
b :  having the flavor or aroma of ripe fruit
2
a :  extremely effective, interesting, or enjoyable
b :  sweet or sentimental especially to excess
c of a voice :  rich and deep
3
slang :  crazy, silly
fruit·i·ly adverb
fruit·i·ness noun

Examples of FRUITY

  1. She acts a little fruity.
  2. <letters in which his effusive declarations of love are interlaced with snatches of shamelessly fruity poetry>

First Known Use of FRUITY

1657

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