adjective (fruitier, fruitiest)
- 1(Of food or drink) containing fruit: fruity jamsMore example sentences
tasting of fruit, containing fruit
- When I visited, she had made crêpes, filled with marrow and cauliflower from the garden, a spicy tomato sauce and couscous with some creamy beetroot and fruity carrot salad on the side.
- We shared a slice of baked almond tart, served warm with cream and a jam-like fruity sauce.
- As we waited for the next course to arrive, the now obligatory cappuccino-cup of soup arrived - a beautifully fruity tomato soup with the consistency of gazpacho and tinged with melon.
- 1.1Resembling the flavour of fruit: a light and fruity BeaujolaisMore example sentences
- The flavour is first fruity, then malty, then nothing with a finish like water (very refreshing but no after taste).
- ‘Some of them provide a much more fruity flavour,’ Tony explained.
- At its best, this is a smooth, silky, red wine with either spicy flavours like cinnamon and black pepper or big, ripe, fruity red berry flavours like raspberry or blackberry.
- 2(Of a voice or sound) mellow, deep, and rich: Jeffery had a wonderfully fruity voiceMore example sentences
- All were marked by their quintessential Englishness - their rich, fruity voices take some getting used to if you watch them on video today.
- He laughs at the idea of miso soup and rice becoming as ubiquitous as spaghetti and minestrone; he has a great, deep, fruity laugh.
- Soprano Juliane Banse's fruity voice is neither childish nor stereotypically innocent, but her diction and sensitivity to words are exquisite.
- 2.1British • informal Sexually suggestive in content or style: that is another, more fruity story he disparages as ‘fruity’ a marble fountain of a nymphMore example sentences
smutty, bawdy, naughty, spicy, earthy, broad, wicked; racy, risqué, juicy, ribald, Rabelaisian, raw; indecent, improper, dirty, rude, indelicate, vulgar, coarse, lewd, sordid, off colour, filthy, profane, obscene, scatological, offensive; sexy, suggestive, titillating, salacious, prurient; North American gamy• euphemistic adultBritish • informal saucy
- So, to recap: that's two Canadians, two Scots, and two filthy fruity sexpots.
- Trouble is, it has all become a bit fruity and earthy, despite the best efforts of the SRU to keep it clean and wholesome.
- I've got a terrible string of fruity obscenities building up inside me.
- 4 • informal , chiefly US Eccentric or crazy: a kind of fruity professorMore example sentences
- That sounds totally stuck-up and fruity, but it's true.
- We all had our reasons for going to Tommy's work on Wednesdays, because as fruity as it sounded usually we all went.
- That sounds a bit fruity, I know, but its kinda there in the maths.
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- It is, however, fruitily refreshing and mixes well, particularly in Martinis, though purists might frown.
- The prose style is fruitily whimsical in the extreme, but not without some intriguing sociological arguments.
- For those of you not in the know, hookah is a Middle Eastern device that makes it look like you are smoking illegal drugs, when in reality it's just fruitily flavored tobacco.
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- However, it also needs a touch of sweetness in the guise of wild rowan jelly - with its sharp fruitiness and beautiful autumnal colour, this adds the final touch to a truly glorious dish.
- The delicacy and mineral-infused fruitiness of the Riesling accentuates the freshness of the spicy ingredients, keeping the dish lively rather than overtly hot.
- Brazilian Jabuticaba Fruit which grows exclusively in Brazil, has a tart fruitiness and this note gives the fragrance a refreshing natural glow.