• IPA: /ˈɹeɪsi/

racy (comparative racier, superlative raciest)

  1. Mildly risqué.
    She wore a racy dress that was just barely appropriate for the occasion.
    a racy story
  2. Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil.
    Synonyms: fresh, rich
    a racy wine
  3. (figurative, by extension) Exciting to the mind by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively.
  4. (programming) Involving a data race or a race condition.
    • 2016, Elvira Albert, ‎Ivan Lanese, Formal Techniques for Distributed Objects, Components, and Systems
      We evaluate the automatic fence insertion procedure by running our tool on a number of different benchmarks containing racy code.
  • Spanish: sexy

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