Definition of Racy

1. Adjective. Full of zest or vigor. "A racy literary style"

Exact synonyms: Lively
Similar to: Spirited
Derivative terms: Liveliness



2. Adjective. Marked by richness and fullness of flavor. "The robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee"
Exact synonyms: Full-bodied, Rich, Robust
Similar to: Tasty
Derivative terms: Raciness, Richness

3. Adjective. Suggestive of sexual impropriety. "Spicy gossip"
Exact synonyms: Blue, Gamey, Gamy, Juicy, Naughty, Risque, Spicy
Similar to: Sexy
Derivative terms: Gaminess, Raciness, Spiciness

4. Adjective. Designed or suitable for competing in a race.
Similar to: Mobile
Derivative terms: Race

Definition of Racy

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

Definition of Racy

1. Adjective. Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil; hence, fresh; rich. ¹

2. Adjective. Hence: Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively. ¹

3. Adjective. Mildly risque, exciting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Racy

1. bordering on impropriety or indecency [adj RACIER, RACIEST]

Medical Definition of Racy

1. 1. Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil; hence, fresh; rich. "The racy wine, Late from the mellowing cask restored to light." (Pope) 2. Hence: Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively. "Our raciest, most idiomatic popular word." (M. Arnold) "Burn's English, though not so racy as his Scotch, is generally correct." (H. Coleridge) "The rich and racy humor of a natural converser fresh from the plow." (Prof. Wilson) Synonym: Spicy, spirited, lively, smart, piquant. Racy, Spicy. Racy refers primarily to that peculiar flavor which certain wines are supposed to derive from the soil in which the grapes were grown; and hence we call a style or production racy when it "smacks of the soil," or has an uncommon degree of natural freshness and distinctiveness of thought and language. Spicy, when applied, has reference to a spirit and pungency added by art, seasoning the matter like a condiment. It does not, like racy, suggest native peculiarity. A spicy article in a magazine; a spicy retort. Racy in conversation; a racy remark. "Rich, racy verses, in which we The soil from which they come, taste, smell, and see." (Cowley) Origin: From Race a tribe, family. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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