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risqué

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adjective ris·qué \ri-ˈskā\

Simple Definition of risqué

  • : referring to sex in a rude and slightly shocking way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of risqué

  1. :  verging on impropriety or indecency :  off-color <a risqué joke>

Examples of risqué in a sentence

  1. a song with risqué lyrics

  2. <the bridal shower was filled with risqué banter and laughter>



Origin and Etymology of risqué

French, from past participle of risquer to risk, from risque


First Known Use: 1867


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of risqué


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