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risque (adj.)

"tending toward impropriety," 1867, from French risqué, past participle of risquer "to risk" (see risk (v.)).

updated on July 23, 2013

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Definitions of risque from WordNet

risque (adj.)
suggestive of sexual impropriety;
a risque story
Synonyms: blue / gamy / gamey / juicy / naughty / racy / spicy
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