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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.

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Origin of juicy

1400–50; late Middle English j(o)usy full of liquor. See juice, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM juicy

juic·i·ly, adverbjuic·i·ness, nounun·juic·i·ly, adverbun·juic·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for juicy

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 forms of juicy

juicily, adverbjuiciness, noun
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