racy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “racy” in the English Dictionary

"racy" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈreɪ.si/
exciting and ​slightlyshocking, ​especially because of ​relating to or ​suggestingsex: a racy ​story a racy ​style a racy ​advertisement racy ​swimwear She is ​trying to ​create a racier ​image for herself.
adverb uk   us   /-sɪ.li/
a racily ​readablenovel
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
The raciness of the ​comedy was a little too much for ​daytime TV.
(Definition of racy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"racy" in American English

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racyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈreɪ·si/
causing ​slightshock because ​sex is ​mentioned or ​suggested: a racy ​story
(Definition of racy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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