\ 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

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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Below, some of the juiciest, funniest, and sweetest anecdotes from the report. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "How Jackie Kennedy Helped John F. Kennedy, Jr. Start George Magazine," 10 Apr. 2019 Finishing touches stalled the opening more than a month as chef/owner Sam Marvin teased followers on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with photos of juicy steaks and bubbly mac 'n' cheese. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "Echo & Rig Steakhouse to open soon in Sacramento | The Sacramento Bee," 29 Mar. 2018 Tart, juicy and rich, with refreshing flavors of grapefruit and flowers. Eric Asimov, New York Times, "American Rosés Without Clichés," 5 July 2018 But what happens when a writer does come upon a piece of juicy news—say, a drunk uncle at a royal wedding. Mehera Bonner, Marie Claire, "Inside the Wild Life of a Royal Correspondent," 14 Mar. 2018 Photo composite: Dom Amatore for The Wall Street Journal The Federal Reserve’s shift away from raising interest rates has once again driven investors toward juicy returns in emerging markets. Jon Sindreu, WSJ, "Beware the Fed’s Feedback Loop in Emerging Markets," 21 Mar. 2019 No longer are the zits the juicy whiteheads that explode with a satisfying pop. Allure, "How to Treat Cystic Acne, According to Dermatologists," 14 Mar. 2019 That was the juicy rumor passed along Wednesday morning by FS1 talk show host Colin Cowherd. Bob Condotta, The Seattle Times, "Analysis: Does Russell Wilson really want out of Seattle?," 20 Feb. 2019 Like its predecessors, TSP offers juicy palace conspiracies, smoldering chemistry, and lavish costumes. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, "The First Teaser Trailer for," 25 Jan. 2019

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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
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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