Meaning of “raunchy” in the English Dictionary

"raunchy" in British English

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raunchyadjective

uk /ˈrɔːn.tʃi/ us /ˈrɑːn.tʃi/

connected with sex in a very clear and obvious way:

a raunchy novel
raunchily
adverb uk /ˈrɔːn.tʃəl.i/ us /ˈrɑːn.tʃəl.i/
raunchiness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈrɔːn.tʃi.nəs/ us /ˈrɑːn.tʃi.nəs/

(Definition of “raunchy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"raunchy" in American English

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raunchyadjective

us /ˈrɔn·tʃi, ˈrɑn-/ infml

rude or offensive because of showing or talking about sex in an obvious way:

raunchy language/humor

(Definition of “raunchy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)