\ˈjü-sē \
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 \ adverb
juiciness \ˈjü-sē-nəs \ noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for juicy


fleshy, pulpy, succulent


juiceless, sapless

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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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The Char-Broil Double Header Gas Grill cooks food low and slow, which results in juicy burgers and minimal flare-ups. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "CNET: Get Fired Up About These New Gas Grills," 11 July 2018 So lower-fat proteins, such as chicken or turkey, are better options for grilling than fatty meats. Craving a juicy steak? Andrea Thelen, Ms, Detroit Free Press, "6 tips for healthy and safe grilling," 9 July 2018 Given that season three will cover the early 1970s, the role of Princess Anne will be a juicy one for Doherty. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "The Crown Has Finally Cast Its Princess Anne," 25 June 2018 Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes about 25 cookies Free of refined sugar, these cookies are sweetened with Just Date Syrup and get a little extra texture and sweetness from juicy Medjool dates. Tara Duggan, SFChronicle.com, "Recipe: Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies," 20 June 2018 Located, fittingly, near the University of North Carolina campus, this restaurant captured top honors for its big juicy burgers and rosemary fries. 2. Chris Morris, Fortune, "This Is Where You Can Find the Best Hamburger in the U.S., According to TripAdvisor," 12 July 2018 Over this go juicy tomatoes and cucumber limned with vinegar and olive oil, and finally a scattering of cilantro, dill and raw jalapeños — just a few, but vital. Ligaya Mishan, New York Times, "At Cafe Dushanbe, a Chef Stays True to His Tajik Roots," 21 June 2018 Large, meaty, juicy tomatoes with the intense flavor of a Purple Cherokee, but covered in gold stripes! Lisa Boone, latimes.com, "Early Girl, Cherokee Purple or Sweet 100? Readers share their tomato successes," 21 Apr. 2018 For those of you still here: Doesn't the idea of spooning a marinated mixture of meaty salami, salty cheese, olives, and juicy tomatoes into leaves of cold, crispy romaine sound, like, delicious?! Lauren Schaefer, Bon Appetit, "Antipasti Hand Salad," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of juicy

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Dictionary Entries near juicy

juice pear


juice up


Juiz de Fora



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English Language Learners Definition of juicy

: containing a lot of juice

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

: involving or providing a large amount of money


\ˈjü-sē \
juicier; juiciest

Kids Definition of juicy

: having much liquid a juicy pear

Other Words from juicy

juiciness noun

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