juicy

adjective \ ˈjü-sē \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of juicy

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

juicily

play \ˈjü-sə-lē\ adverb

juiciness

play \ˈjü-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of juicy in a Sentence

  1. The meat is tender and juicy.

  2. a juicy bit of news

  3. I want to know all the juicy details.

  4. She sued her former boss and won a juicy settlement in court.

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First Known Use of juicy

15th century

juicy Synonyms

Synonyms
fleshy, pulpy, succulent
Antonyms
juiceless, sapless
Related Words
sappy, watery
Near Antonyms
dehydrated, desiccated, dry, sere (also sear), shriveled (or shrivelled), withered

JUICY Defined for English Language Learners

juicy

adjective

Definition of juicy for English Language Learners

  • : containing a lot of juice

  • : very interesting and exciting especially because of shocking or sexual elements

  • : involving or providing a large amount of money


JUICY Defined for Kids

juicy

adjective \ ˈjü-sē \

Definition of juicy for Students

juicier; juiciest
: having much liquid
  • a juicy pear

juiciness

noun


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