risqué


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ris·qué

 (rĭs-kā′)
adj.
Suggestive of or bordering on indelicacy or impropriety.

[French, from past participle of risquer, to risk, from risque, risk; see risk.]
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risque

(rɪsk)
n
obsolete another name for risk

risqué

(ˈrɪskeɪ)
adj
bordering on impropriety or indecency: a risqué joke.
[C19: from French risquer to hazard, risk]
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ris•qué

(rɪˈskeɪ)

adj.
daringly close to indelicacy or impropriety; off-color: a risqué story.
[1865–70; < French, past participle of risquer to risk]
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risqué

A French word meaning risked, used to mean suggestive or bordeing on the indecent.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
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risqué

adjective suggestive, blue, daring, naughty, improper, racy, bawdy, off colour, ribald, immodest, indelicate, near the knuckle (informal), Rabelaisian a cheeky comment or a risqué suggestion
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risqué

adjective
Bordering on indelicacy or impropriety:
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Translations

risqué

[ˈriːskeɪ] ADJ [humour, joke] → subido de tono
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risqué

[ˈrɪskeɪ] adj [joke] → risqué(e)
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risqué

adjpikant, gewagt
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risqué

[ˈriːskeɪ] adjaudace, spinto/a, osé inv
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