fruity

adjective
\ ˈfrü-tē How to pronounce fruity (audio) \
fruitier; fruitiest

Definition of fruity

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

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Other Words from fruity

fruitily adverb
fruitiness noun

Examples of fruity in a Sentence

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

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The tiny black olives make a beautiful golden oil rich in fatty acids and renowned for its fruity aroma. Jennifer Goldstein, Marie Claire, "Davines' Newest Shampoo Took 203 Years to Make," 8 May 2019 The base is a Belgian Gin that pays tribute to Magritte's country of origin, mixed with the surprisingly fruity flavors of Blue Curaçao, which gives it that Kate Middleton–sapphire color, and the mystic aromas of smoky Islay whisky. Charles Curkin, ELLE Decor, "The Color of Kate Middleton's Wedding Ring, This Cocktail Will Be the Drink of Summer," 30 Apr. 2019 Laura Harrier sipped coconut water in waist-length box braids, surrounded by fruity friends. Akili King, Vogue, "The Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Selena Gomez, SZA, and More," 24 Mar. 2019 An evening cocktail crawl should begin at Insurgentes, a split-level taco bar with fruity Mexican drinks like the Güero, a libation made with reposado tequila, lemon, and grapefruit juice. Michaela Trimble, Vogue, "An Insider’s Guide to Chapinero Alto, the Williamsburg of Bogotá," 12 Apr. 2019 While both models haven't previously rocked this particular tone as much as, say, the Barbie pink that seems to be taking over both of their families’ wardrobes, their choice of the bright, fruity hue comes as no surprise. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid Coordinate Their Looks in Paris," 27 Sep. 2018 In addition to traditional and contemporary craft ciders, Finnriver makes botanical ciders, including a soft, fruity blend of black currant and lavender, and a crisp, tart cranberry-rosehip mix. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, "Destination Dining: Finnriver Farm & Cidery," 25 Sep. 2018 Ticino’s quirkiest offering is Bianco di Merlot, a white made from red grapes that’s light, crisp, and virtually colorless—be warned, though, as its fruity taste is polarizing. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Swiss Wine Vacation We All Need to Take," 11 Sep. 2018 These wines merge savory and fruity flavors perfectly, with a mix of heady saffron and ginger flavors mixing with ripe, lush stone fruit. Kristin Tice Studeman, Vogue, "The Best Wine for Every Thanksgiving Scenario," 19 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of fruity

1657, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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fruity

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of fruity

: tasting or smelling like fruit
US, informal : strange or crazy
British, of a voice : rich and deep

fruity

adjective
\ ˈfrü-tē How to pronounce fruity (audio) \
fruitier; fruitiest

Kids Definition of fruity

: relating to or suggesting fruit a fruity smell

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