Definition of Fruity

1. Adjective. Tasting or smelling richly of or as of fruit.

Similar to: Tasty
Derivative terms: Fruit

2. Adjective. Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular. "It used to drive my husband balmy"

Definition of Fruity

1. a. Having the odor, taste, or appearance of fruit; also, fruitful.

Definition of Fruity

1. Adjective. containing fruit or fruit flavoring ¹

2. Adjective. (informal) mad, crazy ¹

3. Adjective. (informal derogatory LGBT) effeminate or otherwise flamboyant or homosexual (of a male) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fruity

1. suggestive of fruit [adj FRUITIER, FRUITIEST] : FRUITILY [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fruity

fruitlessness
fruitlessnesses
fruitlet
fruitlets
fruitlike
fruitloop
fruitloopery
fruitloops
fruitness
fruits
fruits of the poisonous tree
fruitshop
fruitshops
fruitwood
fruitwoods
frum
frumentaceous
frumentary
frumentation
frumenties
frumenty
frump
frumped
frumper
frumperies
frumpers
frumpery
frumpier
frumpiest

Literary usage of Fruity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1855)
"... ether rises to tho surface, in the form of a light liquid, having an agreeable fruity odour, but different from that of butyric ether (Gottlieb). ..."

2. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1911)
"Bad fruity flavor. Like fruity flavor met with at factories. Worst tasting of lot. June 30. — Very bitter taste. fruity. Fermented. ..."

3. The London Medical Recorder (1850)
"The first accounts of the use of this agent in surgery and midwifery which appeared in all the newspapers contained a description of its fruity odour and ..."

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