An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (full of juice)
a. juicy
Estas naranjas están dulces y jugosas.These oranges are sweet and juicy.
b. succulent
Con esta receta, el pollo te saldrá tierno, jugoso y lleno de sabor.With this recipe, your chicken will come out tender, succulent and full of flavor.
2. (nourishing)
a. wholesome
Los alimentos jugosos son esenciales en la infancia.Wholesome foods are essential in childhood.
3. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Argentina
a. medium rare
El bife, ¿cómo lo quiere? - Jugoso.How would you like your steak? - Medium rare, please.
4. (interesting)
a. juicy
Marcela nos contó un chisme jugoso.Marcela told us some juicy gossip.
b. colorful
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El libro está lleno de anécdotas jugosas de la vida del artista.The book is filled with colorful anecdotes about the artist's life.
c. colourful (United Kingdom)
El actor me contó una historia jugosa de su pasado.The actor told me a colourful story from his past.
d. meaty
Este es un libro jugoso y muy bien escrito.This is a meaty and very well-written book.
e. substantial
La revista trae muchísimos artículos jugosos.The magazine is full of substantial articles.
5. (significant)
a. substantial
Espero recibir un jugoso aumento este año.I hope I'll get a substantial raise this year.
b. considerable
Me pagan una suma jugosa.They're paying me a considerable amount.
6. (worthwhile)
a. profitable
La empresaria invirtió en un negocio jugoso.The businesswoman invested in a profitable business.
b. lucrative
Nadie imaginó que este proyecto comercial resultara tan jugoso.No one imagined that this business venture was going to be so lucrative.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (con jugo)
a. juicy
2. (cotilleo)
a. juicy
3. (sustancioso)
a. meaty, substantial
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1 [+alimento] juicy; succulent
2 (rentable) [+aumento, reducción] substantial; considerable; [+negocio] profitable
un discurso jugoso a speech that gives/gave plenty of food for thought
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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