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"racy" in British English

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racyadjective

uk   us   /ˈreɪ.si/
racily
adverb uk   us   /-sɪ.li/
a racily ​readablenovel
raciness
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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