racily

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv racily in a racy manner "racily vernacular language"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Racily In a racy manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • racily In a racy manner; piquantly; spicily.
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Usage

In literature:

Lord Camden is said to have learned Spanish, merely to enjoy Don Quixote more racily.
"The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey--Vol. 1" by Thomas de Quincey
It may read thin here; it would smack racily in the playroom.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 9" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It is Elizabethan, yet thoroughly modern; it is racily Irish, yet universal English.
"The Critical Game" by John Albert Macy
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