[froo-tee] /ˈfru ti/
adjective, fruitier, fruitiest.
resembling ; having the taste or smell of .
rich in flavor; pungent.
excessively sweet or mellifluous; cloying; syrupy:
a specialist in fruity prose; to read poetry in a fruity voice.
Slang. insane; crazy.
Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. of or like a male homosexual.
adjective fruitier, fruitiest
of or resembling fruit
(of a voice) mellow or rich
ingratiating or unctuous
(informal, mainly Brit) erotically stimulating; salacious
(slang) eccentric or insane
(mainly US & Canadian) a slang word for homosexual
1650s, from fruit + -y (2). Related: Fruitiness.
[froo m] /frʊm/ adjective 1. Yiddish. religious; observant.
n. an excellent Old English word meaning “a youth;” from fruma “first, beginning” + beard + -ling.
[froo-muh n-tey-shuh s] /ˌfru mənˈteɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. of the nature of or resembling wheat or other grain. /ˌfruːmɛnˈteɪʃəs/ adjective 1. resembling or made of wheat or similar grain
[froo-muh n-tee] /ˈfru mən ti/ noun, British Dialect. 1. a dish of hulled wheat boiled in milk and seasoned with sugar, cinnamon, and raisins. /ˈfruːməntɪ/ noun 1. (Brit) a kind of porridge made from hulled wheat boiled with milk, sweetened, and spiced