\ 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 juicy (audio) \ adverb
juiciness \ ˈjü-​sē-​nəs How to pronounce juicy (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 Marked by its particularly juicy kernels, its flavor has historically been prized when making masa, the flour used to prepare tortillas. Washington Post, "Six great whiskies from around the world," 11 Mar. 2021 Get ready for some juicy new details about his life and see a side of Biggie that the world never knew. Ew Staff, EW.com, "What to Watch on Monday: Nick Jonas returns to The Voice for milestone season 20," 1 Mar. 2021 And this week, the 49ers at New England, is a particularly juicy episode, dripping with past connections, messy divorce and new love. Ann Killion, SFChronicle.com, "Juicy subplot in 49ers season: reunion for pals Garoppolo and Belichick," 19 Oct. 2020 The whole roasted chicken is not only juicy and flavorful on its own, it can be turned into delicious soups (the jalapeño popper chicken soup pictured above makes a regular appearance on my menu), hearty salads, and more. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, "Our Absolute Favorite Items from Costco That Make the Membership Worth It," 10 Mar. 2021 In generally warm Paso, Creston Vineyard is a cooler spot, and this vibrant Merlot is juicy with the acidity that fact allows. Sara L. Schneider, Robb Report, "The 13 Best New Merlots to Buy Right Now," 8 Mar. 2021 The Marvel Cinematic Universe has perfected the art of leaving the audience wanting more, and the latest tease is particularly juicy. Leah Marilla Thomas, refinery29.com, "WandaVision’s Second Post-Credits Scene — & Its Possible Ties To Doctor Strange — Explained," 5 Mar. 2021 The chicken filling is both juicy and intriguingly complex, with just enough chile heat to perk up each bite. Nick Kindelsperger, chicagotribune.com, "Chicago’s egg roll boom is fueled by Black restaurateurs, who fill the Chinese American snack with everything from jerk chicken to Italian beef," 23 Feb. 2021 The jojoba and olive oil formula instantly turns my dry strands into juicy curls. Alexis Bennett, Vogue, "Buyer’s Rejoice: 10 Editors on the Things they Bought—and Loved—in February," 6 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of juicy

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Juicy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juicy. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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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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