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English adjective: raunchy

1. raunchy earthy and sexually explicit

SamplesA raunchy novel.



2. raunchy suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

SamplesLewd whisperings of a dirty old man.
An indecent gesture.
Obscene telephone calls.
Salacious limericks.

Synonymslewd, obscene, salacious


Antonymsunobjectionable, clean

3. raunchy thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

SamplesA miner's begrimed face.
Dingy linen.
Grimy hands.
Grubby little fingers.
A grungy kitchen.

Synonymsbegrimed, dingy, grimy, grubby, grungy

Similardirty, soiled, unclean


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