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Suggestive of or bordering on indelicacy or impropriety.
[French, from past participle of risquer, to risk, from risque, risk; see risk.]
obsolete another name for risk
bordering on impropriety or indecency: a risqué joke.
[C19: from French risquer to hazard, risk]
daringly close to indelicacy or impropriety; off-color: a risqué story.
[1865–70; < French, past participle of risquer to risk]
A French word meaning risked, used to mean suggestive or bordeing on the indecent.
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|Adj.||1.||risque - suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"|
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"