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fruit·y

 (fro͞o′tē)
adj. fruit·i·er, fruit·i·est
1. Of, containing, or relating to fruit.
2. Tasting or smelling richly of or as if of fruit: "My nose filled with the smells of leather, polish, wax—the fat, fruity smell of rich car" (Anthony Hyde).
3. Excessively sentimental or sweet.
4. Slang Crazy; eccentric.
5. Offensive Slang Gay or effeminate.

fruit′i·ness n.

fruity

(ˈfruːtɪ)
adj, fruitier or fruitiest
1. of or resembling fruit
2. (of a voice) mellow or rich
3. ingratiating or unctuous
4. informal chiefly Brit erotically stimulating; salacious
5. slang eccentric or insane
6. (Biology) chiefly US and Canadian a slang word for homosexual
7. (Psychology) chiefly US and Canadian a slang word for homosexual
ˈfruitiness n
ˈfruitily adv

fruit•y

(ˈfru ti)

adj. fruit•i•er, fruit•i•est.
1. resembling fruit; having the taste or smell of fruit.
2. rich in flavor; pungent.
3. (of wine) having a grapelike taste.
4. excessively sweet or mellifluous; cloying; syrupy: fruity prose; a fruity voice.
5. Slang. insane; crazy.
6. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. homosexual.
[1650–60]
fruit′i•ness, n.
usage: Definition 5 is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as insulting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fruity - tasting or smelling richly of or as of fruit
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
2.fruity - informal or slang terms for mentally irregularfruity - informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

fruity

adjective
1. rich, full, mellow a lovely, fruity wine
2. resonant, full, deep, rich, vibrant, mellow He had a solid, fruity laugh.
3. (Informal, chiefly Brit.) risqué, indecent, suggestive, racy, blue, hot, sexy, ripe, spicy (informal), vulgar, juicy, titillating, bawdy, salacious, smutty, indelicate, near the knuckle (informal) She clearly enjoyed the fruity joke.

fruity

adjective
Slang. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga, loony.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad.
Translations
ثَمَري المَذاق، فاكِهي
ovocný
frugt-frugtagtig
gyümölcs ízû
meî ávaxtabragîi
ovocný
meyvalı

fruity

[ˈfruːtɪ] ADJ (fruitier (compar) (fruitiest (superl)))
1. [taste] → a fruta; [wine] → afrutado
2. [voice] → pastoso
3. (Brit) (= lewd) [joke] → verde; [style] → picante

fruity

[ˈfruːti] adj
[wine] → fruité(e)
[voice, laugh] → bien timbré(e)

fruity

adj (+er)
taste, wine, oil, smellfruchtig
(= deep) voicevolltönend
(inf: = lewd) remark, jokeanzüglich
(inf, = crazy) → bekloppt (inf); she’s fruitysie spinnt (inf)
(dated US pej sl: = homosexual) → schwul (inf)

fruity

[ˈfruːtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (taste) → che sa di frutta; (wine) → fruttato/a; (voice) → pastoso/a

fruit

(fruːt) noun
1. the part of a plant that produces the seed, especially when eaten as food. The fruit of the vine is the grape.
2. a result; something gained as a result of hard work etc. the fruit of his hard work.
verb
to produce fruit. This tree fruits early.
ˈfruitful adjective
producing (good) results. a fruitful meeting.
fruition (fruˈiʃən) noun
an actual result; the happening of something that was thought of, hoped for etc. Her dreams came to fruition.
ˈfruitless adjective
useless; with no results. a fruitless attempt.
ˈfruitlessly adverb
ˈfruity adjective
of or like fruit. a fruity taste; a fruity drink.

fruit is a collective noun taking a singular verb: Fruit is good for you ; The tree bears fruit (not fruits ).
The plural fruits is used in talking about different types of fruit: oranges, mangoes and other fruits .
References in classic literature ?
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There were some good pieces in the room, including an ancient tallboy in fruity mahogany, every drawer of which was turned out on the bed without avail.
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98 A delicious fruity smell and slightly sharp on the back of my throat.
Flavors will vary from mild to strong and terms like caramel, nutty, earthy, sharp and fruity are often used to describe them.
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