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RAUNCHY (raunchier, raunchiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does raunchy mean? 

RAUNCHY (adjective)
  The adjective RAUNCHY has 3 senses:

1. earthy and sexually explicit
2. suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
3. thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

  Familiarity information: RAUNCHY used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


RAUNCHY (adjective)


Sense 1raunchy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Earthy and sexually explicit

Context example:

a raunchy novel

Similar:

sexy (marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest)


Sense 2raunchy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

Synonyms:

lewd; raunchy; salacious; obscene

Context examples:

lewd whisperings of a dirty old man / an indecent gesture / obscene telephone calls / salacious limericks

Similar:

dirty ((of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency)


Sense 3raunchy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

Synonyms:

begrimed; dingy; grimy; grungy; grubby; raunchy

Context examples:

a miner's begrimed face / dingy linen / grimy hands / grubby little fingers / a grungy kitchen

Similar:

dirty; soiled; unclean (soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime)


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