Definition of juicy in English:

juicy

Pronunciation /ˈjo͞osē/ /ˈdʒusi/

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Translate juicy into Spanish

adjectivejuicier, juiciest

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

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