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

Synonyms & Antonyms for juicy

Synonyms

fleshy, pulpy, succulent

Antonyms

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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Great fried chicken is juicy, crispy and packs a little heat so your beverage has to be able to harmonize with that. Dana Mcmahan, The Courier-Journal, "Fried chicken with Champagne? Why this quirky culinary combo is a must-try," 2 July 2019 The beer is juicy, with bright melon, tropical and citrus notes, and very low bitterness. Jay R. Brooks, The Mercury News, "California beer news: Bear Republic’s latest, Dust Bowl’s new taproom and more," 27 June 2019 With a crispy, blistered skin and juicy, smoky meat, there’s a reason the chicken is listed before all the red meat on the menu. Birmingham Magazine, al.com, "Barbecue Battle: Birmingham’s best smoked chicken and ribs," 26 June 2019 Fairchild’s Curator of Tropical Fruit, Dr. Noris Ledesma, indicates the fruit is juicy, sweet, with a flavor resembling passion fruit and lychee. Kenneth Setzer, sun-sentinel.com, "What is the mysterious blue mango?," 25 June 2019 All the juicy details at KraftMothersDayAway.com, link in bio. Blake Bakkila, Good Housekeeping, "Kraft Is Here to Save Mother's Day By Covering Your Babysitter Bill This Sunday," 7 May 2019 Pleasingly round, refreshingly crisp and extremely juicy when ripe, these pears often are used to add sweetness in a short rib marinade or to cut through the richness in a cold bowl of nengmyun. Dami Lee, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Yakult, ramen or Asian pears: What does your H Mart purchase say about you?," 1 July 2019 Pleasingly round, refreshingly crisp and extremely juicy when ripe, these pears often are used to add sweetness in a short rib marinade or to cut through the richness in a cold bowl of nengmyun. Dami Lee, latimes.com, "Yakult, ramen or Asian pears: What does your H Mart purchase say about you?," 1 July 2019 The Spaghetti Vongole Macchiato ($16) with fresh littleneck clams was tasty and very filling, with al dente pasta and juicy clams. Stephanie Schorow, BostonGlobe.com, "A grandmother’s Italian recipes served with youthful flair," 27 June 2019

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First Known Use of juicy

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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juice pear

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juice up

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Juiz de Fora

jujitsu

juju

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juicy

adjective

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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