Definition of Risque

1. Adjective. Suggestive of sexual impropriety. "Spicy gossip"

Exact synonyms: Blue, Gamey, Gamy, Juicy, Naughty, Racy, Spicy
Similar to: Sexy
Derivative terms: Gaminess, Raciness, Spiciness

Definition of Risque

1. Adjective. sexually outrageous, perhaps suggestive of sexual impropriety ¹

2. Adjective. Suggestive of sexual impropriety; bordering on the indelicate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Risque

1. bordering on impropriety or indecency [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Risque

risorgimento
risorgimentos
risorial
risorius
risotto
risottolike
risottos
risp
risped
risperidone
rispetti
rispetto
risping
rispings
risps
risques
rissaldar
rissaldars
rissoid
rissoids
rissole
rissoles
ristocetin
ristorante
ristorantes
ristra
ristras
ristretto
ristrettos

Literary usage of Risque

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Comedians All by George Jean Nathan (1919)
"46 The risque Britisher.—It is, generally, as difficult for an English playwright to be adroitly risque as it is for a married woman. ..."

2. An Essay on the Law of Contracts: For the Payment of Specifick Articles by Daniel Chipman (1822)
"If then a person make a contract for the delivery of specifick articles, for a particular purpose, and would throw the risque of ..."

3. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1808)
"... that bench who refus« 1 to sign that instrument, which transferred the crown to Jane Grey, at the risque, not only of his estate, but of his life also. ..."

4. Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events by Jedidiah Morse (1824)
"... lignum vitae block of parliamentary usurpation over the colonies. consciences. Resistance to the last extremity, at whatever risque, must be made. ..."

5. Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events by Jedidiah Morse (1824)
"... devoid of risque, or even of the employment of much capital, to the principals, than (he profits of any real or open trade could possibly admit. ..."

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