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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicyadjective

    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"


  1. risquéadjective

    Suggestive of sexual impropriety; bordering on the indelicate.

  2. risqueadjective

    sexually outrageous, perhaps suggestive of sexual impropriety

    Etymology: From risqué.


  1. Risqué

    Risqué is the third studio album by American R&B band Chic, released on Atlantic Records in 1979, the same year that Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers wrote and produced Sister Sledge's massively successful We Are Family. Risqué includes three classic Chic hits; "Good Times", "My Forbidden Lover" and "My Feet Keep Dancing". Risqué reached #5 on the US albums chart and #2 on R&B and was followed by the release of the band's first greatest hits compilation Les Plus Grands Succès De Chic: Chic's Greatest Hits in late 1979. "Good Times" has been extensively sampled in other artists' works. "Will You Cry" was sampled in "Just a Moment" by Nas from the album Street's Disciple Risqué was transferred to compact disc and re-released by Atlantic Records/Warner Music in 1991. The album was digitally remastered and re-issued by Warner Music Japan in 2011.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of risque in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of risque in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of risque in a Sentence

  1. Helly Luv:

    (My video) spread like fire here. It was risqué and very new, but there was so much love and support.

  2. John Suler:

    If you're taking selfies on a regular basis, that is going to get boring, so it becomes more risque, and that eventually leads to nude photos.

  3. Dawn Wells:

    I have been resonating with young boys for 50 years, [But] it was wholesome and not risque. So mom and dad didn’t care what you watched. And I think we raised a good generation because of that… I’ve had soldiers tell me, ‘I carried your picture in my helmet.’ I had families say, ‘The only way we ever got along was when we were watching your show.’ It had an impact that was far more than just 30 minutes.

  4. Joshua Grubbs:

    Middle-aged and younger adults have complained about how disrespectful younger generations were, how risque they were, how immoral they were, how lazy they were, or how unwise they were – this is sort of the natural order of things, however, the millennial generation is the first real generation to face that criticism in the digital age, where hot takes and instant opinions are ubiquitous.

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