Definition of Racy in English :

Define Racy in English

Racy meaning in English

Meaning of Racy in English

Pronunciation of Racy in English

Racy pronunciation in English

Pronounce Racy in English


see synonyms of racy


1. lively, racy

full of zest or vigor

Example Sentences:
'a racy literary style'

2. full-bodied, racy, rich, robust

marked by richness and fullness of flavor

Example Sentences:
'a rich ruby port'
'full-bodied wines'
'a robust claret'
'the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee'

3. blue, gamey, gamy, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy

suggestive of sexual impropriety

Example Sentences:
'a blue movie'
'blue jokes'
'he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details'
'a juicy scandal'
'a naughty wink'
'naughty words'
'racy anecdotes'
'a risque story'
'spicy gossip'

4. racy

designed or suitable for competing in a race

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of racy
adjectiveWord forms: racier or raciest
(of a person's manner, literary style, etc) having a distinctively lively and spirited quality; fresh
having a characteristic or distinctive flavour
a racy wine
suggestive; slightly indecent; risqué
a racy comedy

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


see synonyms of racy
adjectiveWord forms: ˈracier or ˈraciest
having the characteristic taste, flavor, or quality associated with the original or genuine type
racy fruit
lively; spirited; vigorous
piquant; pungent
4.  US
somewhat indecent; suggestive; risqué
a racy novel

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of racy
adj. rac·i·er, rac·i·est
1. Having a distinctive and characteristic quality or taste.
2. Strong and sharp in flavor or odor; piquant or pungent.
3. Risqué; ribald.
4. Vigorous; lively.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.