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English definition of “fruity”


adjective (REMARK)    /ˈfruː.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
(of a remark ) humorous in a slightly shocking way: He was well known for his fruity jokes .Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire fruitiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] a lively wine with a refreshing , lemon fruitinessVarious qualities of foodFlavours and tastesWines and winemaking
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