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EtymologyEdit

race (having a characteristic taste (of wines, fruits, etc.)) +‎ -y[1].

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AdjectiveEdit

racy (comparative racier, superlative raciest)

  1. Mildly risqué.
    She wore a racy dress that was just barely appropriate for the occasion.
    a racy story
  2. Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil; hence, fresh; rich.
    a racy wine
  3. (figuratively, by extension) Exciting to the mind by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ racy” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

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