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See definition of racy on Dictionary.com
  • adj.energetic, zestful
  • adj.risqué, vulgar

synonyms for racy

  • animated
  • entertaining
  • lively
  • poignant
  • saucy
  • bright
  • buoyant
  • clever
  • distinctive
  • exciting
  • exhilarating
  • fiery
  • forceful
  • forcible
  • gingery
  • heady
  • keen
  • mettlesome
  • peppery
  • piquant
  • playful
  • pungent
  • rich
  • salty
  • sharp
  • snappy
  • sparkling
  • spicy
  • spirited
  • sportive
  • sprightly
  • stimulating
  • strong
  • tangy
  • tart
  • tasty
  • vigorous
  • vivacious
  • witty
  • zesty
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antonyms for racy

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  • dull
  • clean
  • idle
  • languid
  • lazy
  • modest
  • moral
  • upright
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How to use racy in a sentence

In Australia, Coonawarra and South Australia’s Adelaide Hills are known for racy, spicy cabernets as well as the more famous shiraz.
HOW TO EXPAND YOUR RED WINE REPERTOIRE BEYOND CABS, PINOTS AND MERLOTSDAVE MCINTYREJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There are three other trims—Sport, Trekking and Trekking Plus—but none of them is exactly racy or off-road ready.
SMART RIDES FOR TRYING TIMESJOE PHILLIPSMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The feel is racier and sometimes a bit firmer than desired through never-ending rock gardens, but considering the fact that I was faster on more than a few favorite trails, these minor quibbles seem worth the performance benefits.
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Also, once I started adding entries online to supplement the ones in the paper, I’d often put the racier ones near the bottom of the list.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1430: BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAINPAT MYERSAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It combines ripe, fleshy fruit with a touch of racy, grassy acidity familiar to fans of New Zealand’s savvies.
USHER IN SPRING WITH THIS DELIGHTFULLY CRISP SAUVIGNON BLANC THAT COSTS JUST $14DAVE MCINTYREMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Granbazán green label, one of several bottlings the winery offers, is racy and focused with laser-sharp acidity to refresh your palate.
THIS OUTSTANDING ARGENTINE MALBEC DELIVERS DEEP FRUIT FLAVORS FOR JUST $15DAVE MCINTYREFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The episode began in the wee hours of Sunday night when Musk replied to a racy tweet showing a woman wearing Tesla-branded shorts—an article of clothing that the company created earlier this year to mock those who had shorted its stock price.
ELON MUSK TROLLS BITCOIN, CAUSES NOVELTY DOGECOIN TO SOARJEFFDECEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
He who is of so lofty a rank as to be above repartee, ought never to joke in a racy kind of way.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
The whole effect was weirdly eloquent, rather than racy or exciting.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
Its style is pointed and racy; the author talks about what he knows and what he knows intimately.
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WORDS RELATED TO RACY

  • bawdy
  • dirty
  • indecent
  • lewd
  • naughty
  • obscene
  • off-color
  • racy
  • risqué
  • salty
  • shady
  • smutty
  • spicy
  • suggestive
  • wicked
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