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Definitions and Synonyms of racy | Another word for racy | What is racy?

Definition 1: designed or suitable for competing in a race - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(racy is similar to ...) moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)

"a mobile missile system" "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"

Definition 2: suggestive of sexual impropriety - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where racy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for racy in the sense of this definition

(racy is similar to ...) marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest

"feeling sexy" "sexy clothes" "sexy poses" "a sexy book" "sexy jokes"

Definition 3: full of zest or vigor - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where racy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a racy literary style

Synonyms for racy in the sense of this definition

(racy is similar to ...) displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness

Definition 4: marked by richness and fullness of flavor - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where racy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for racy in the sense of this definition

(racy is similar to ...) pleasing to the sense of taste

"a tasty morsel"

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