Pronunciation of Racy
/ɹˈe͡ɪsi/, /ɹˈeɪsi/, /ɹ_ˈeɪ_s_i/
Synonyms for racy:
energetic, zestful (adjective)
risqué, vulgar (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for racy:
- Stanley was racy and flowery. - "Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland", Henry B. Stanton.
- At this stage of the proceedings there occurred a scene thoroughly " racy of the soil" of which most of the noblemen and gentlemen present were natives. - "Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888", Edward VII.
- Certainly I shall if I don't soon learn some good racy Italian. - "The Emancipated", George Gissing.