Racy appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):
- Stacy cares… oh, those racy cats!
- Lee felt busy, Cara; still, it’s a racy subtle feel.
- Nip sanitary care now, as I saw one racy rat in a spin.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective racy:
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Definition of the adjective racy
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Racy is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.
adjective - degrees: more racy / racier | most racy / raciest
- full of zest or vigor
- marked by richness and fullness of flavor
- suggestive of sexual impropriety
- designed or suitable for competing in a race
- similar: mobile
Alternative definition of the adjective racy
- Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil; hence, fresh; rich.
- Hence: Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively.
- Mildly risque, exciting.
Racy a.k.a. Racy, West Virginia: Racy is an unincorporated community in Ritchie County, West Virginia.
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"Racy" is a musical album of Hooray for Earth.
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by David Robertson
racy. Participatory democracyis reallyanalternative label for direct democracy, ...
Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
Racy may suggest verve, dash, tang, or vitality manifested with lively free heartiness (writes a racy, sometimes almost lusty prose, entirely suited to describing a ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Racy. Having distinctive or characteristic piquancy. It was first applied to wine, and comes to us from the Spanish and Portuguese raiz (root), meaning having a radical or distinct flavour. Rich, racy verse. In which we aee The toll from which ...
by Salim Ayduz, Ibrahim Kalin, Caner Dagli
Racy, Ali Jihad. “Creativity and Ambience: An Ecstatic Feedback Model from Arab Music.” World of Music 33 (1991): 7–28. Firsthand study of how traditional Arab musicians perform, with specific reference to improvisation, creativity, and the ...
by Marilyn D. McShane, Frank P. Williams
racy. Thesubsequent period emphasized democracy, butabriefexplanation may be required. Democracy and prisonsaregenerally believedtobemutually exclusive,sinceprisons are managed withanemphasis on custody andcontrol. History ...
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Mannequin seen in Pasadena, California
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Another Level Carshow
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Racy Painting at a Thrift Shop, by Mike Mozart of TheToyChannel and JeepersMedia on YouTube
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- Books: Race & Racy Bookstore
April in Sheffield
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- Rare & Racy, Sheffield
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- Rare & Racy bookstore
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- Rare & Racy
Nice shop in Sheffield with used books, music & art, 'that will delight your ears and eyes'.
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- Rare and Racy
Artist: unknown, Devonshire Place, Sheffield
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Scrabble value of R1A1C3Y4
The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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