- 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
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Examples from the Web for juicy
You must have been pretty stoked when you found out that Cary would have such a big, juicy arc this season.The Good Wife’s Secret Weapon: Matt Czuchry on Cary Agos’s Terrible, Horrible Year
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All these debates and doings made for juicy news, and the men of the local staff, ably bossed by Callahan, poured it out daily.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire
October 4, 2014
You were really the first person to give him a juicy leading role, in Chasing Amy.Kevin Smith's Marijuanaissance: On 'Tusk,' 'Falling Out' with Ben Affleck, and 20 Years of 'Clerks'
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Gillian Flynn, the bestselling suspense writer of Gone Girl, has also spun out a juicy thriller.Inside George R.R. Martin’s New Book (Mild Buzzkill: Only One Story is Martin’s)
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Anything involving that obscene level of cash will definitely have juicy stories behind it.Speed Read: Kenneth Vogel’s ‘Big Money’ Shows How PACs Control Politics
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Take the ripest and most juicy free-stone peaches you can procure.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches
It was agreeable, too—it really was—to see him cut it off, so smooth and juicy.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
The whitest meat is not the most juicy, having been made so by frequent bleeding, and giving the calf some whiting to lick.
The flesh is tender and juicy with a rich, sweet, vinous flavor.
The pulp is sweet and juicy but is lacking in sprightliness.
- full of juice
- provocatively interesting; spicyjuicy gossip
- slang voluptuous or seductiveshe's a juicy bit
- mainly US and Canadian profitablea juicy contract
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Word Origin and History for juicy
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