Pronunciation: (frOO'tē), [key]
—adj., fruit•i•er, fruit•i•est.
1. resembling fruit; having the taste or smell of fruit.
2. rich in flavor; pungent.
3. excessively sweet or mellifluous; cloying; syrupy: a specialist in fruity prose; to read poetry in a fruity voice.
4. Slang.insane; crazy.
5. Slang (disparaging and offensive). homosexual.
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