juicy

adjective
\ 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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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 6 Jul. 2020.

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juicy

adjective
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

juicy

adjective
\ 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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