What does racy mean?

Definitions for racyˈreɪ si

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word racy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lively, racy(adj)

    full of zest or vigor

    "a racy literary style"

  2. full-bodied, racy, rich, robust(adj)

    marked by richness and fullness of flavor

    "a rich ruby port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee"

  3. blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy(adj)

    suggestive of sexual impropriety

    "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(adj)

    designed or suitable for competing in a race

GCIDE

  1. Racy(a.)

    Somewhat suggestive of sexual themes; slightly improper; risqu

  2. Origin: [From Race a tribe, family.]

Wiktionary

  1. racy(Adjective)

    Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil; hence, fresh; rich.

  2. racy(Adjective)

    Hence: Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively.

  3. racy(Adjective)

    Mildly risque, exciting.

    She wore a racy dress that was just barely appropriate for the occasion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Racy

    having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil; hence, fresh; rich

  2. Racy

    hence: Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively

  3. Origin: [From Race a tribe, family.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Racy

    rā′si, adj. having a strong flavour imparted by the soil, as wine: exciting to the mind by strongly characteristic thought or language: spirited: pungent, as a racy story: peculiar to the race.—adv. Rā′cily.—n. Rā′ciness. [Race, a family.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of racy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of racy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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