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1. raunchy

earthy and sexually explicit

Example Sentences:
'a raunchy novel'

2. lewd, obscene, raunchy, salacious

suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

Example Sentences:
'lewd whisperings of a dirty old man'
'an indecent gesture'
'obscene telephone calls'
'salacious limericks'

3. begrimed, dingy, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchy

thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

Example Sentences:
'a miner's begrimed face'
'dingy linen'
'grimy hands'
'grubby little fingers'
'a grungy kitchen'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of raunchy
adjective -chier or -chiest slang
openly sexual; lusty; earthy
2. mainly US
slovenly or untidy

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see synonyms of raunchy
adjectiveWord forms: ˈraunchier or ˈraunchiest Slang
of poor quality, appearance, etc.; dirty, cheap, sloppy, etc.
frankly sexual in content or tone; earthy, risqué, lustful, etc.

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see synonyms of raunchy
adj. raun·chi·er, raun·chi·est
1. Obscene, lewd, or vulgar: a raunchy joke.
2. Grimy; unkempt: a raunchy closet full of dirty socks.
3. Uninhibited. Used of sex.

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