juicy

[ joo-see ]
/ ˈdʒu si /
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adjective, juic·i·er, juic·i·est.

full of juice; succulent: a juicy pear.
very profitable, appealing, interesting, satisfying, or substantive: a juicy contract; a juicy part in a movie.
very interesting or colorful, especially when slightly scandalous or improper: a juicy bit of gossip.

Origin of juicy

1400–50; late Middle English j(o)usy full of liquor. See juice, -y1
SYNONYMS FOR juicy
Related formsjuic·i·ly, adverbjuic·i·ness, nounun·juic·i·ly, adverbun·juic·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for juicier

juicy

/ (ˈdʒuːsɪ) /

adjective juicier or juiciest

full of juice
provocatively interesting; spicyjuicy gossip
slang voluptuous or seductiveshe's a juicy bit
mainly US and Canadian profitablea juicy contract
Derived Formsjuicily, adverbjuiciness, 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.

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