Examples of raunchy in a Sentence
inappropriately used office e-mail for an exchange of raunchy jokes
Recent Examples of raunchy from the Web
As a late-night host, Mr. Jefferies can appear to be doing nothing much, but there’s a tricky balancing act going on between his ordinary-bloke persona and his sometimes savagely raunchy punch lines.
Also opening this weekend are raunchy female comedy Rough Night and shark thriller 47 Meters Down.
Rough Night, the raunchy female ensemble comedy arriving Friday, offers exactly that.
In retrospect, the raunchy appeal of Game of Thrones seems obvious.
And anyway, Julie said, Desperado’s wasn’t really raunchy.
The songs range from sultry torch numbers to rowdy and slightly raunchy romps to humorous novelty pieces.
An empowerment tale about sex workers could easily have been mishandled, but with women working behind the scenes every step of the way, the result here is a fun and, yes, occasionally raunchy look at a pack of survivors.
Band leader Campbell said his band's newest album will be even raunchier.
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Origin and Etymology of raunchy
First Known Use: 1937See Words from the same year
RAUNCHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of raunchy for English Language Learners
: dealing with or suggesting sex in a way that is somewhat shocking
: very dirty, smelly, etc.
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