\ ˈjü-sē How to pronounce juicy (audio) \
juicier; juiciest

Definition of juicy

1 : having much juice : succulent
2 : rewarding or profitable especially financially : fat juicy contract a juicy dramatic role
3a : rich in interest : colorful juicy details
b : sensational, racy a juicy scandal
c : full of vitality : lusty

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Other Words from juicy

juicily \ ˈjü-​sə-​lē How to pronounce juicily (audio) \ adverb
juiciness \ ˈjü-​sē-​nəs How to pronounce juiciness (audio) \ noun

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Examples of juicy in a Sentence

The meat is tender and juicy. a juicy bit of news I want to know all the juicy details. She sued her former boss and won a juicy settlement in court.
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Recent Examples on the Web Lap cheong comes in a variety of forms, from fresh and juicy to dried and shriveled (the furthest on the latter end of the spectrum may require a quick soak to bring out its flavor before cooking), but all are extra-fatty and supremely tasty. Hilary Cadigan, Bon Appétit, "Crispy Black Rice and Sweet Chinese Sausage Team Up for the Thanksgiving Side of Our Dreams," 16 Nov. 2019 Season 3, arriving Sunday, delivers 10 entertaining episodes of personal history that are equal parts political, poignant and juicy. James Poniewozik, New York Times, "Review: ‘The Crown’ and the Burdens of a No-Drama Queen," 14 Nov. 2019 Landau is especially fond of Tokyo turnips, which are small, tender, juicy and sweet. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "Root, root, root for rutabaga, turnips and those other unappreciated vegetables," 8 Nov. 2019 Szechuan chicken put skin and bones to work for big spice and flavor, all surprisingly tender and juicy. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "Review: Dim Sum Oriental Cuisine rises above San Antonio’s quiet Chinese restaurant scene," 7 Nov. 2019 The flesh was pleasant, but not particularly sweet or juicy. Grace Hwang Lynch, SFChronicle.com, "Growing a lemon tree in the Valley of the Heart’s Delight," 31 Oct. 2019 Expect rare tart, juicy and funky peach infused beers and ciders in a variety of styles. Andre Meunier, oregonlive, "Oregon beer this week: Popularity forces Bent Shovel to seek new rural Clackamas County taproom; plus news and events," 25 Oct. 2019 Considering that more than 3,000 varieties are grown worldwide, there's a pear for every palate—from soft and sweet to crisp and juicy. Julie Upton, Health.com, "Pear Nutrition: 5 Ways This Fruit Can Boost Your Health," 24 Oct. 2019 The British singer would go on to take several breaks throughout the show, sharing the juicy or heartbreaking backstories behind her songs like your gossiping best friend. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Mahalia Talks Friendship with Ella Mai, a Run-In with Kendrick Lamar, and Never Giving Up," 22 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of juicy

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Juicy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juiciest. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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How to pronounce juicy (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of juicy

: containing a lot of juice
informal : very interesting and exciting especially because of shocking or sexual elements
informal : involving or providing a large amount of money


\ ˈjü-sē How to pronounce juicy (audio) \
juicier; juiciest

Kids Definition of juicy

: having much liquid a juicy pear

Other Words from juicy

juiciness noun

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