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Racy

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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Video footage: SCOTIA, NEW YORK ? 1954: Adults play pass the orange with your neck racy party game.
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Definition of the adjective racy

What does racy mean as an attribute of a noun?

Racy is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more racy / racier | most racy / raciest

  1. full of zest or vigor
    • example: a racy literary style
    • synonym of racy: lively
    • similar: spirited
  2. marked by richness and fullness of flavor
  3. suggestive of sexual impropriety
  4. designed or suitable for competing in a race

Alternative definition of the adjective racy

adjective

  1. Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil; hence, fresh; rich.
  2. Hence: Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively.
  3. Mildly risque, exciting.

Place

Racy a.k.a. Racy, West Virginia: Racy is an unincorporated community in Ritchie County, West Virginia.

Music

"Racy" is a musical album of Hooray for Earth.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Racy

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Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Politics (2004)

by David Robertson

racy. Participatory democracyis reallyanalternative label for direct democracy, ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1900)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Racy.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

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 ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2001)

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 ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam (2014)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Prisons (2004)

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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Racy Meaning

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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.

Anagrams of RACY

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