Definition of risqué in English:
Slightly indecent and liable to shock, especially by being sexually suggestive: his risqué humour
More example sentences
- In short, you get the suggestion of something risqué - a tease.
- She tended to wear the short skirts and the slightly risqué shirts or tank tops, but somehow she could pull the look off without being labeled a slut.
- It was slightly more risqué than the other outfits, only because of the midriff and back showing, along with some cleavage.
bawdy, indecent, ribald, rude, racy, broad, earthy, Rabelaisian, spicy, suggestive, titillating, improper, naughty, indelicate, indecorous, off colour, locker-room;
vulgar, dirty, filthy, smutty, crude, offensive, salacious, coarse, obscene, lewd, pornographic, X-rated
informal blue, raunchy
North American informal gamy
mid 19th century: French, past participle of risquer 'to risk'.
Words that rhyme with risquéBiscay
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