raunch

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noun \ˈrȯnch, ˈränch\

Definition of raunch

Examples of raunch in a Sentence

  1. a movie full of raunch

  2. the sheer raunch of the movie earned it a NC-17 rating

Origin and Etymology of raunch

back-formation from raunchy


RAUNCH Defined for English Language Learners

raunch

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noun

Definition of raunch for English Language Learners

  • : something that deals with or relates to sex in usually a shocking or offensive way



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