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juicy

[joo-see] /ˈdʒu si/
adjective, juicier, juiciest.
1.
full of juice; succulent:
a juicy pear.
2.
very profitable, appealing, interesting, satisfying, or substantive:
a juicy contract; a juicy part in a movie.
3.
very interesting or colorful, especially when slightly scandalous or improper:
a juicy bit of gossip.
Origin of juicy
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English j(o)usy full of liquor. See juice, -y1
Related forms
juicily, adverb
juiciness, noun
unjuicily, adverb
unjuicy, adjective
Synonyms
3. racy, risqué, titillating, sensational, lurid.
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  • The woodcock were cooked to a turn; juicier birds never reclined on toast.

    Wandering Heath Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Their flesh was said to be sweeter, juicier, and more tender than the best beef.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • The larger, juicier Smyrna fig attracts her, and she crawls inside, searching for gall flowers there.

    Book of Monsters David Fairchild and Marian Hubbard (Bell) Fairchild
  • Mother never puts an under crust in her chicken pies, and that makes 'em juicier.

  • And one day he came upon something that was far sweeter and juicier than anything he had ever eaten.

    The Tale of Billy Woodchuck Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Spring mice certainly are delicious if people only realized it—much sweeter and juicier than Spring Chickens, and tender!

    The Book of the Cat Mabel Humphrey and Elizabeth Fearne Bonsall
  • A juicier steak never sat on a gridiron; fatter oysters never frizzled with the pure bubble of goodness.

    Cripps, the Carrier R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore
British Dictionary definitions for juicier

juicy

/ˈdʒuːsɪ/
adjective juicier, juiciest
1.
full of juice
2.
provocatively interesting; spicy: juicy gossip
3.
(slang) voluptuous or seductive: she's a juicy bit
4.
(mainly US & Canadian) profitable: a juicy contract
Derived Forms
juicily, adverb
juiciness, noun
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Word Origin and History for juicier

juicy

adj.

early 15c., from juice (n.) + -y (2). Figurative sense "weathly, full of some desired quality" is from 1620s; sense of "lively, suggestive, sensational" is from 1883. Related: Juiciness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for juicier

juicy

adjective

Interesting in a sexy or scandalous way; sensational; racy: He spared us none of the juicy details (1883+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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