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Synonyms for risque
rɪˈskeɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy(adj)

    suggestive of sexual impropriety

    "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, red-hot, spirited, racy, hot, toothsome, mettlesome, gamy, zesty, bluish, fat, dismal, dark, down in the mouth, gentle, savoury, robust, disconsolate, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, naughty, profane, spunky, blue, blueish, gamey, luscious, downhearted, lively, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, high, drab, gritty, patrician, rich, blue-blooded, game, spicy, savory, full-bodied, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, piquant, low-spirited, voluptuous

    Antonyms:
    unsexy

Wiktionary

  1. risqué(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    near the knuckle

  2. risque(adjective)

    sexually outrageous, perhaps suggestive of sexual impropriety

    Synonyms:
    near the knuckle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "risque":

    risk

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How to use risque in a sentence?

  1. Dawn Wells:

    I have been resonating with young boys for 50 years, [But] it was wholesome and not risque. So mom and dad didn’t care what you watched. And I think we raised a good generation because of that… I’ve had soldiers tell me, ‘I carried your picture in my helmet.’ I had families say, ‘The only way we ever got along was when we were watching your show.’ It had an impact that was far more than just 30 minutes.

  2. Helly Luv:

    (My video) spread like fire here. It was risqué and very new, but there was so much love and support.

  3. Joshua Grubbs:

    Middle-aged and younger adults have complained about how disrespectful younger generations were, how risque they were, how immoral they were, how lazy they were, or how unwise they were – this is sort of the natural order of things, however, the millennial generation is the first real generation to face that criticism in the digital age, where hot takes and instant opinions are ubiquitous.

  4. John Suler:

    If you're taking selfies on a regular basis, that is going to get boring, so it becomes more risque, and that eventually leads to nude photos.


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