\ 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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Recent Examples on the Web

From start to finish, ensuring a final product that's juicy and tender on the inside and crisp and brown on the outside is going to take time. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Cook Perfectly Crispy Chicken Thighs Every Time," 25 Feb. 2019 The notion of Bryant going from one team in Texas to the other would offer a rather juicy subplot. Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com, "Tyrann Mathieu, Jamal Adams want Dez Bryant on their teams," 13 Apr. 2018 Even by reality television standards, the RHONY season 11 trailer is juicy. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "The Real Housewives of New York," 29 Jan. 2019 Greek yogurt and honey add the perfect balance to top the of juicy and tart citrus. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Red Citrus Salad with Berries, Pears and Pomegranates," 9 Jan. 2019 The lamb burger, thick and juicy with a toasty bun and the snap of pickled red onions, was a winner. Kate Washington, sacbee, "It's not flashy or splashy, but Roseville's Ciao excels at cooking classic Italian," 8 June 2018 Trump is reported to have supplied Pecker with information the National Enquirer could turn into juicy stories. Alex Finley - Center For Public Integrity, Vox, "Trump got the National Enquirer to bury his secrets. Did he do the same with Putin?," 21 Dec. 2018 Parmy Olson has a juicy story about how Facebook acquired multiple speech-recognition companies in hopes of developing a voice assistant, but stalled as corporate infighting led to stagnation. Casey Newton, The Verge, "Facebook political ad tools are ripe for trolling," 1 Nov. 2018 China has started throwing juicier morsels at foreign firms, too. The Economist, "A threatened trade war between China and America may be on hold," 24 May 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
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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a shady place in a garden or forest

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