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raun·chy

 (rôn′chē, rän′-)
adj. raun·chi·er, raun·chi·est Slang
1. Obscene, lewd, or vulgar: a raunchy joke.
2. Grimy; unkempt: a raunchy closet full of dirty socks.
3. Uninhibited. Used of sex.

[Origin unknown.]

raun′chi·ly adv.
raun′chi·ness n.

raunchy

(ˈrɔːntʃɪ)
adj, -chier or -chiest
1. openly sexual; lusty; earthy
2. chiefly US slovenly or untidy
[C20: of unknown origin]
ˈraunchily adv
ˈraunchiness n

raun•chy

(ˈrɔn tʃi, ˈrɑn-)

adj. -chi•er, -chi•est.
1. vulgar; smutty.
2. lecherous.
3. dirty; slovenly; grubby.
raun′chi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.raunchy - earthy and sexually explicit; "a raunchy novel"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"
2.raunchy - suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"
dirty - (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth"
3.raunchy - thickly covered with ingrained dirt or sootraunchy - thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; "a miner's begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby little fingers"; "a grungy kitchen"
dirty, soiled, unclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"

raunchy

adjective (Slang) sexy, sexual, steamy (informal), earthy, suggestive, lewd, lusty, bawdy, salacious, smutty, lustful, lecherous, ribald, coarse her raunchy new movie

raunchy

adjective
Slang. Offensive to accepted standards of decency:
Translations

raunchy

[ˈrɔːntʃɪ] ADJ (raunchier (compar) (raunchiest (superl))) [story, film, song] → picante, atrevido; [person] → sexy, provocativo; [clothing] → atrevido, provocativo

raunchy

[ˈrɔːntʃi] adj [voice] → grivois(e); [image] → cochon(ne); [scenes, film] → cochon(ne); [magazine] → cochon(ne)

raunchy

adj (+er) (inf) personsexy; film, sceneerotisch, aufreizend; novelerotisch; clothingaufreizend, sexy

raunchy

[ˈrɔːntʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → sexy inv
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