Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Obscene, lewd, or vulgar.
  • adjective Grimy; unkempt.
  • adjective Uninhibited. Used of sex.

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  • adjective Very low class; inferior; inadequate.
  • adjective With dishonorable, base and vulgar expression.
  • adjective Having socially unacceptable sexual behavior.
  • adjective Sexually seductive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
  • adjective earthy and sexually explicit
  • adjective suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Origin unknown.]

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  • Raunchy, derived from ranchero, also connotes dirty and smelly, like your gym clothes after a few workouts.

    December 10, 2009