Definition of juicy in US English:

juicy

adjectivejuiciest, juicier

  • 1(of food) full of juice; succulent.

    ‘a juicy apple’
    ‘a juicy steak’
    • ‘There were bananas in large bunches, juicy oranges and trusses of grapes.’
    • ‘Include lots of green leafy vegetables and sweet juicy fruits.’
    • ‘When meat is juicy and tender, it's absolutely beautiful.’
    • ‘The peppers were juicy and tasty, as was their filling.’
    • ‘Large, juicy flakes of fish are what appeal here.’
    • ‘I stuff the cavity with juicy lemon wedges, garlic and parsley.’
    • ‘There is deep satisfaction to be had in spending a couple of hours picking punnets full of ripe, juicy fruit.’
    • ‘The homemade onion rings are even better, cut thin and lightly battered so there's a nice balance between crust and juicy onion.’
    • ‘This yard, however, had been transformed into a lush garden full of plump, red, juicy tomatoes.’
    • ‘It tasted wonderful, the meat was juicy and full of flavor and the sauce was excellent.’
    • ‘For breakfast, eat a helping of sweet juicy fruit, and warm cooked cereal.’
    • ‘Her nose twitched to the surprising aroma of sliced vegetables, scented herbs, juicy sauces, and chopped beef.’
    • ‘The fresh scallops and prawns were briefly cooked thus creating tender, juicy morsels of exquisite flavor.’
    • ‘The robin flew down to join the party in case there was a juicy snack left over.’
    • ‘There are almost 10 different meats to sample, from thinly sliced sirloin to juicy pork to simple, tender lamb.’
    • ‘Inside, however, they were filled with a succulent, sweet, juicy meat unlike anything Maria had tasted before.’
    • ‘Such foods are juicy, fatty, wholesome, and pleasing to the heart.’
    • ‘I was particularly envious when her dessert arrived - huge, juicy strawberries dipped in gooey chocolate sauce.’
    • ‘For dessert, feed your sweetheart cherries on the stem, red grapes on the vine or juicy strawberries.’
    • ‘Andy had abandoned her own pizza after just one slice to concentrate on peeling the foil from the juicy garlic bread.’
    succulent, tender, moist
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    1. 1.1informal Interestingly scandalous.
      ‘juicy gossip’
      • ‘All they cared about was orchestrating a juicy piece of sex scandal gossip.’
      • ‘I hope they'll be entertaining, something juicy for us to gasp and giggle about.’
      • ‘So has politics become too boring for the media, unless it's some juicy sex scandal or something like that?’
      • ‘Before we can slide into the booth, he is already talking with the excited, slightly conspiratorial tone of a friend with some juicy gossip.’
      • ‘There's nothing that gets this nation going quite like a juicy sports scandal.’
      • ‘What was really giving the papers a thrill, and filling their pages, was the juicy political-financial scandal just breaking in Japan.’
      • ‘If a story is juicy and sexy, are those reasons enough to do it?’
      • ‘If someone wanted a juicy piece of gossip, they would turn to her.’
      • ‘Her letter was decent in length and had tons of juicy gossip.’
      • ‘They made it their business to know all the juicy gossip.’
      • ‘It's free, of course, always interesting, and occasionally juicy.’
      • ‘And the arrival of the prince could provide some juicy entertainment too.’
      • ‘The media is interested in content that will appeal to their readers, which should preferably be juicy.’
      • ‘With juicy gossip and scandal about the rich and famous in Taiwan, the magazine took the country by storm, selling out in hours.’
      • ‘There was so much juicy gossip it was hard to pay much attention to the debate.’
      • ‘When they were were filled in on the latest news of the race they would return to the pack and share the juicy news with everyone.’
      • ‘Obviously, if you're doing well in the polls, a juicy scandal for the opposition should help you.’
      • ‘She said it as if it was something keenly interesting, some juicy gossip.’
      • ‘Sure, I had to coax her with hints of juicy, interesting news that I said I needed to tell her, but still.’
      • ‘My newly acquired knowledge is nothing more than juicy gossip and therein lies the problem.’
      very interesting, fascinating, intriguing, sensational, lurid, thrilling, exciting, colourful, entertaining
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    2. 1.2informal Temptingly appealing.
      ‘the promise of juicy returns’
      • ‘Enticed by juicy commissions from all those deals, others are jumping into the mortgage biz.’
      • ‘Economic theory tells us that if it weren't so, there would be tons of new entrants into the market, attracted by juicy profits.’
      • ‘There's no doubt that our fantasy world can be very juicy and seductive.’
      • ‘But the focus has shifted to creating value as much by trading assets as by erecting buildings, with juicy returns to be made at different stages of a development process.’
      • ‘The under-funded casino offered a juicy sign-up bonus to attract new players then didn't have enough money to pay the winners!’
      • ‘How do you respond to critics who say that the juicy returns you promise for Social Security accounts will likewise prove elusive?’
      • ‘But his grand vision of Tyson as a one-stop shop for beef, pork, and chicken has yet to deliver juicy returns.’
      • ‘What's the use of having such a juicy and appetizing prospect-list if you can't call on them?’
      • ‘If admin work doesn't appeal, there are job details of the much more juicy positions at MI5 handily tucked into the brochure.’
      • ‘At the end of the day, private banks want to get their hands on customers' capital, which they invest with gusto in return for juicy fees.’
      • ‘A market that juicy just might prove irresistible to the likes of Wal-Mart.’
      inviting, attractive, tempting, appetizing, enticing, seductive
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Pronunciation

juicy

/ˈdʒusi//ˈjo͞osē/