Examples of raunch in a Sentence
a movie full of raunch
the sheer raunch of the movie earned it a NC-17 rating
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There’s the bro-friendly raunch-com variety, launched by The 40-Year-Old Virgin in 2005; its apex, as far as romcom material goes, is probably 2007’s Knocked Up and 2008’s Zack and Miri Make a Porno.
All those big-haired 1980s power ballads, once a guilty pleasure, prove well-suited to the high-gloss camp and sexless raunch of rock opera.
But Sarah Marshall arrived on the heels of hit raunch comedies Knocked Up and Wedding Crashers, whose portrayals of women as either humorless or vapid don't hold up.
Like the Apatovian feminist raunch, 30 Rock peddled female-forward humor men could understand — woman as spinster, catty, self-deprecating; woman as cheese-loving nerd.
In reference to Haddish' performance, Rolling Stone's Peter Travers wrote: And get ready for Haddish - a Category 5 hurricane of laughs - who turns wild child Dina into a catalyst for raunch unleashed.
In its commitment to envelope-pushing raunch, Baywatch seems to be trying to capture the magic of 21 Jump Street and 22 Jump Street, the rare film adaptations of a junky TV series that succeeded in finding their own tone of weird subversive humor.
But by and large the show is still defined by extended riffs of surreal whimsy and raunch.
Just as often, though, that earnestness shades into insults and raunch.
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RAUNCH Defined for English Language Learners
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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