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fruity

1. slang Odd or wacky She's not feeling well—I bet that's why she's been acting so fruity today.
2. offensive slang A derogatory term describing a male who is homosexual or otherwise non-heterosexual or behavior considered non-heterosexual or effeminate.
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fruity

1. mod. silly-acting. Why are you acting so fruity? Not get enough sleep?
2. mod. in the style or manner of a male homosexual. (Usually objectionable.) The entertainers were sort of fruity, but other than that, the show was okay.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Note how the wine's acidity seems much lower, which makes it seem softer, fruitier.
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"Hugo," named after the late Venezuelan president, who was a friend of its former leader Fidel Castro, would offer a softer, fruitier fragrance with hints of mango and papaya;
For those seeking something softer and fruitier, there's a blend with hints of mango and papaya called "Hugo,'' for the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
"I'm pleased my mum wasn't in the stadium," he said, referring to some of the fruitier language aimed at him.
Cool places produce a lean, dark-souled, earthy red wine; warmer sites a fruitier, richer, and generally higher-alcohol crowd-pleaser.
This Barolo is a bit fruitier than some older examples but goes down deliciously and isn't too harsh, leaving a medium finish.
Stirling noted that Millennial tastes are skewing towards fruitier, sweeter drinks, a profile that the big brewers are only beginning to address.
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Caroline Rose, Business Development Manager - UK Foods, Ocean Spray said, "Our consumers told us they are delighted with our new fruitier, best tasting, all natural product.
Bursting with amazing new taste, L'il Critters Omega-3 Gummy Fish are fruitier and more delicious than ever before.
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If screenwriters Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant had been asked to pen an episode of the long-running ITV drama Heartbeat, albeit with slightly fruitier language, this would be the result.
They also found the test wine much sweeter and fruitier in a room illuminated by redtinted fluorescent lamps, and were willing to spend more for it.
For the third experiment, 230 tasters were asked to try two glasses of wine, identify their preference on a four-point scale, and determine which was fruitier, spicier and sweeter.