Meaning of “risqué” in the English Dictionary

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"risqué" in British English

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risquéadjective

uk /rɪˈskeɪ/ us /rɪˈskeɪ/

(of jokes or stories) slightly rude or shocking, especially because of being about sex

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

"risqué" in American English

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risquéadjective

us /rɪˈskeɪ/

slightly shocking, usually because of being connected with sex

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