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

Other Words from juicy

juicily \ ˈjü-​sə-​lē How to pronounce juicy (audio) \ adverb
juiciness \ ˈjü-​sē-​nəs How to pronounce juicy (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.
Recent Examples on the Web On a recent morning, Daniel Martínez Cariño slices juicy squares of watermelon off the rind, organizing them in a shallow bowl alongside jars of prepared guavas, nopal, and leafy purslane. Whitney Eulich, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 July 2022 This recipe combines fresh, juicy peach slices with raspberries and blueberries for a trio of summer fruits. Andrea Beck, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2022 Combine crunchy chopped romaine and cucumbers, juicy cherry tomatoes, crisped bacon, hard-cooked (or jammy) eggs, avocado, crumbled blue cheese and scallions. New York Times, 20 July 2022 Memories of tropical gardens and lush fruits inform Maison Crivelli’s juicy Citrus Batikanga. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 7 July 2022 Whatever the storyline and release date of Glass Onion may be, the A-list cast and the stunning filming location are going to make for a juicy whodunit. ELLE, 16 June 2022 Reiter and his homebrewing neighbors, Andy Miller and James Dugan, in 2016 made a Great Notion flagship out of a beer that few West Coasters had heard of at that point – the New England, hazy or juicy IPA. oregonlive, 13 June 2022 The restaurant serves some of the best nachos in Houston, where seared pieces of juicy steak and chicken take center stage on crisp tortilla chips. Marialuisa Rincon, Chron, 25 May 2022 He was blown away by the succulent richness of the tail, cooked skillfully on the charcoal grill until its skin formed a crispy sheath around the juicy collagen. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of juicy

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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2 Aug 2022

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“Juicy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juicy. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for juicy

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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