raunchy

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adjective raun·chy \ˈrȯn-chē, ˈrän-\

Definition of raunchy

raunchier

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raunchiest

  1. 1 :  slovenly, dirty <a raunchy panhandler>; also :  very smelly <raunchy sneakers>

  2. 2 :  obscene, smutty <raunchy jokes>

raunchily

play \ˈrȯn-chə-lē, ˈrän-\ adverb

raunchiness

play \-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of raunchy in a sentence

  1. <inappropriately used office e-mail for an exchange of raunchy jokes>

Origin and Etymology of raunchy

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1937


RAUNCHY Defined for English Language Learners

raunchy

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adjective raun·chy \ˈrȯn-chē, ˈrän-\

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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