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 adverb
juiciness noun

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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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of juicy was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Juicy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juicy. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

juicy

adjective
juicier; juiciest
1
: having much juice : succulent
2
a
: rich in interest : colorful
b
: racy entry 1 sense 2
a juicy scandal
juicily adverb
juiciness noun

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