fruity

adjective \ ˈfrü-tē \
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Definition of fruity

fruitier; fruitiest
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

fruitily

adverb

fruitiness

noun

Examples of fruity in a Sentence

  1. She acts a little fruity.

  2. letters in which his effusive declarations of love are interlaced with snatches of shamelessly fruity poetry

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First Known Use of fruity

1657


FRUITY Defined for English Language Learners

fruity

Definition of fruity for English Language Learners

  • : tasting or smelling like fruit

  • : strange or crazy

  • of a voice : rich and deep


FRUITY Defined for Kids

fruity

adjective \ ˈfrü-tē \

Definition of fruity for Students

fruitier; fruitiest
: relating to or suggesting fruit
  • a fruity smell


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