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racy

rac·y

racy

 
pronunciation:
reI si
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: racier, raciest
definition 1: characterized by sexual suggestiveness; off-color; bawdy.
a racy joke
synonyms:
bawdy, off-color, risqué, suggestive, titillating
antonyms:
prim
similar words:
dirty, indecent, lewd, obscene, prurient, raunchy, ribald, salacious, smutty, spicy, vulgar
definition 2: lively and exciting in style.
a racy novel
synonyms:
exciting, lively, stirring
antonyms:
dull, lifeless
similar words:
animated, bouncy, exuberant, peppy, spirited, sprightly, vigorous, vivacious
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derivations: racily (adv.), raciness (n.)