juicy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj juicy full of juice
    • adj juicy lucrative "a juicy contract","a nice fat job"
    • adj juicy suggestive of sexual impropriety "a blue movie","blue jokes","he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details","a juicy scandal","a naughty wink","naughty words","racy anecdotes","a risque story","spicy gossip"
    • adj juicy having strong sexual appeal "juicy barmaids","a red-hot mama","a voluptuous woman","a toothsome blonde in a tight dress"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The chewing gum Juicy Fruit has 10 calories. This is approximately the same as a bite of whole wheat bread
    • Juicy A bounding with juice; succulent.
    • Juicy Very interesting, especially due to scandalous or salacious nature; -- of information; as, juicy gossip.
    • Juicy Very profitable, or presenting the prospect of much profit; as, a juicy job; a juicy sales contract; a juicy customer ripe for the plucking.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • juicy Abounding with juice; moist; succulent.
    • juicy In oil-painting, a word used to express a brilliant liquid quality of technic.
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Quotations

  • Lillian Hellman
    Lillian Hellman
    “It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.”

Usage

In literature:

It was a pine-apple, fresh, ripe and juicy.
"The Magic City" by Edith Nesbit
Maybe I stopped at Joe Sarello's, maybe I only called at the butcher's and collected a big, juicy shin-bone.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
Certain it is that fruit grown in sod is drier and less crisp and juicy.
"Apple Growing" by M. C. Burritt
When you join them, notice that under the bark of each there is a thin layer of soft, juicy tissue.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
We'll set up that lab near a good trout stream, and I'll have a large and juicy vacation.
"The Skylark of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
I dressed one of these birds, and found it juicy and well-flavoured.
"The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1" by Gilbert White
She proved, when fat, good bacon, juicy, and tender; the rind, or sward, was remarkably thin.
"The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 2" by Gilbert White
The juicy bear's meat, to travellers, thirsty and hungry as they, needed no seasoning to make it palatable.
"The Boy Hunters" by Captain Mayne Reid
The sausage was far from rich or juicy, and the beans were almost cold.
"Five Hundred Dollars" by Horatio Alger
Here is a stall of ripe, juicy mutton, perhaps from the county of St. Lawrence, in Northeastern New York.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
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In poetry:

Cool and juicy was the blade,
Good to him as wine:
For his labour he was paid,
Galahad must pine!
"The Sangreal" by George MacDonald
"The leaf shall be more green,
Even for my dust—more snowy-soft the flower,
More juicy-sweet the fruit's live pulp—the bower
Richer that I have been.
"Don Rafael" by Emma Lazarus
Have the tenderloin broiled nice and juicy—
Have the toast browned and buttered all right;
And be sure you settle the coffee:
Be sure that the silver is bright.
"The Coming Woman" by Mary Weston Fordham
With repletion he's sighed
In the south cabbage plot,
For he's quite satisfied
With the feed he has got;
For the Libs, they were many and juicy,
And lo, he has gobbled the lot.
"The Over-Fed Fuse" by C J Dennis
Nor fervid July, in her full-blown charms,
Shedding the odorous hay with sun-browned arms,
Nor glowing August, with her robe unbound,
With ripening grain, and juicy fruitage crowned.
"October, 1861." by Janet Hamilton
The pale grass lay with its long looks sere
On the breast of the open plain;
She loosened the matted hair of the slain,
And cried, as she filled each juicy vein:
"Awaken! for I am here."
"The Awaking" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

Say the word "cheeseburger" and most meat-eating Americans drool at the thought of a juicy, seasoned beef patty blanketed in melted cheese, accompanied by any number of condiments, and resting on a dreamy bun.
It's official: Infamously troubled starlet Lindsay Lohan is sitting down with Barbara Walters for a should-be-juicy interview.
There are at least two juicy specimens in the traditional operatic repertoire that most people would consider candidates for the title of Best Beginner 's Opera.
Much to the delight of men everywhere, Lily Allen has no qualms revealing all the juicy details of her past same-sex encounters.
She's hot, she's a cheerleader, and she may be involved in a juicy celebrity cheating scandal.
An ideal bun should have the presence to stand up to a juicy burger or to the fixings piled onto a grilled brat or hot dogs.
Judge Katie Lee Joel was "looking for juicy, good bun , tasty toppings".
You'll also find a juicy turkey burger .
The Real Housewives of Atlanta didn't disappoint on Sunday night when the ladies move from dream homes to new homes and one housewife is caught in an embarrassing cell phone butt dial situation, and RadarOnline.com has all the juicy recap.
Juicy questions come wrapped in chewy textures on "Love This Giant," an album-length collaboration between.
Sweet, juicy, and unbelievably refreshing, melons are truly one of the summertime's best natural treats.
Which she would usually follow with a juicy disclosure.
When top Edmonton chef Brad Smoliak summons up smells and tastes of the holiday season, he recalls the sugary Christmas cookies and juicy mandarin oranges he ate as a child.
There are some days when your customers crave meat and only a big juicy burger will do.
The juicy grilled sirloin stands out, pepper sauce on the side.
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In science:

My only claim to impartiality is a wide exposure to fields outside of physics and a lack of involvement in the early stages of the econophysics movement; as a new entrant with many ideas of my own, my hope at the outset was that none of the juicy problems had been solved yet.
Physicists attempt to scale the ivory towers of finance
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