(superl.) Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil; hence, fresh; rich.
(superl.) Hence: Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively.
(1) "I feel like itʼs a bit desperate," Shields said of her former co-star , as she wondered who was advising her to put on such a racy display.
(2) If Mensch's life were a novel it would be the sort of racy page-turner given pride of place in airport booksellers at this time of year.
(3) Ben has written a few novels (with excellent fake-real names, like Air Dance), but they weren't exactly to small-town tastes: "Miss Coogan at the drugstore says that [Billy Said Keep Going] is pretty racy," Susan tells Ben early in the book; while another character remembers being perturbed when reading a homosexual rape scene in Conway's Daughter.
(4) The Borat star apparently walked after his vision of a racy treatment depicting Mercury's famously salacious lifestyle was at odds with the more family-friendly approach desired by the singer's erstwhile bandmates.
(5) Baron Cohen, who starred in Les Miserables and Hugo and had recruited the Oscar-winning screenwriter Peter Morgan to work on the script, reportedly wanted a racy "warts-and-all" approach .
(6) Intact acinar cells in pancreatic tissue sections and isolated acini showed a strong binding of WGA, RACI, and HPA on the apical cell surface, whereas VAAI, UEAI, LCA, and Con A reacted strongly with the basolateral glycocalyx, but not with the apical surface.
(7) Actual numbers of adverse events were observed for each hospital and compared to the number predicted by the RAMI, RARI, and RACI models.
(8) Companies raised $21.8bn (£14.4bn), up 74% from the year before, but a number of offerings were cancelled towards the end of the year as markets grew rocky and investors became wary of racy businesses.
(9) That image started to unravel after James Watson published The Double Helix , his racy behind-the-scenes account of the pursuit of the structure of DNA.
(10) I want my readers to know what’s going wrong with our society and our times,” said Murong Xuecun, an outspoken novelist whose racy books about debauched officials and corruption can no longer published in mainland China.
(11) Radcliffe had been (spuriously) tipped to replace Sacha Baron Cohen in the planned biopic, the latter reportedly having exited over his desire for a racy "warts and all" portrayal of the flamboyant singer.
(12) The time had come for his brand of racy and riotous comedy.
(13) Using existing data sources, we developed three risk-adjusted measures of hospital quality: the risk-adjusted mortality index (RAMI), the risk-adjusted readmissions index (RARI), and the risk-adjusted complication index (RACI).
(14) Ofcom recently ruled against the broadcast of a racy Flo Rida video on MTV and Channel 4's 4Music that it deemed too sexualised for a pre-9pm watershed transmission.
(15) Metabolic labelling experiments with 35SO4 showed that the RACI-bound glycoconjugates released by A121 cells were sulfated.
(16) "This is a two-hander and Matt, you're only as good as your other hand," Douglas said, then got really racy: "You want the bottom or the top?"
(17) The culture minister heads a major publishing house, and the economy minister, rightwing Bruno Le Maire , once wrote racy romances about a lovestruck nurse – under a pseudonym – before graduating to literary fiction and memoirs.
(18) We can start romances through dating sites, get laid with apps like Grindr or Tinder , and flirt with our romantic interests or our long-time loves by sending racy Snapchats , or sexy texts.
(19) In retrospect, it seems about as racy as a cave-drawing – which is almost certainly one reason why sales have plummeted.
(20) In 2010 a comic book version of Ulysses was ruled too racy for Apple, but the company later changed its mind about allowing a naked Buck Mulligan to be shown in an iPad application, and the complete version of Ulysses Seen is also now available .
(superl.) Showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing the rules of decorum; treating superiors with contempt; impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow.
(superl.) Expressive of, or characterized by, impudence; impertinent; as, a saucy eye; saucy looks.
(1) The woman said she had found a mobile phone containing "scores, maybe hundreds of saucy texts from a married celebrity" and then read the texts down the phone.
(2) Dressed in saris, the hijras gave an air-steward style demonstration of how to wear the belt while directing saucy, suggestive remarks at the drivers watching them.
(3) The group were the centre of controversy when their saucy "butt dance" for How Dare You was banned on South Korean TV.
(4) The ref blows for a free kick, but doesn't book the saucy bugger.
(5) It was also, crucially, the first step in the shift away from the Winehouse of common caricature, the Olive Oyl figure with the beehive, and the drug abuse, the saucy mouth and the baleful talk of "Blake Incarcerated"; the artist people had sadly come to expect – who had once offered to lamp a member of the audience at Glastonbury, and who had last graced a stage at a festival in Serbia, where she stood swaying and mumbling before a baying audience of 20,000.
(6) As erudite as he was rude, Kenneth Williams is now remembered as the author of a bleak and illuminating diary and not just for his saucy anecdotes and Carry On films.
(7) When they're not 7ft-tall high-heeled dominatrix killers, women in games tend to be saucy background-dressing or yelping damsels in distress.
(8) Minaj earns a few extra points for promoting a variety of body types, having a sense of humour and subverting a saucy “whipped cream on breasts” sequence into one where she slices a banana into pieces (yes, men, that moment is meant to make you worry about your penises).
(9) Just think of the hoardings: feisty women with attitude, sporting magnificent fingernails and vaguely dressed as St Mary Magdalene, are seen tearing at Pontius Pilate’s face – someone like Nigel Havers, looking saucy.” Christ’s Jerusalem Monopoly “My kids have a Star Wars one,” the permanent secretary tells a minister irritably.
(10) Don't read on if you haven't seen episode four Catch up with Paul MacInnes's episode three blog here Episode four: To Have and To Hold 'Harry has great ideas' – Scarlett First we must deal with the consequences of ketchup: of being crushed by the King Kong of condiments, of saucy dreams that go splat.
(11) Donald McGill spent a lifetime stirring up scandal in the coastal tearooms of 20th-century Britain with his saucy postcards.
(12) What I need is a saucy little German full-back-alike to get over it.
(13) It could be a long, saucy lunch.” Mike Myers jumped on stage to offer himself as a lunch date following the bid for Cooper and Lauer, and his was auctioned for $50,000.
(14) 27 min: Juninho tries to score a free kick from wide right, 35 yards out, the saucy bugger.
(15) • visitblackpool.com Vintage events , Margate, Kent Margate is a riot of kitsch and somewhat saucy seaside shenanigans.
(16) His wishes were fulfilled as the industry prudently moved away from the sombre neo-realism of the immediate postwar years towards mildly saucy comedies and the sub-De Mille-style epics, set in antiquity with their cast of thousands of buxom Roman ladies.
(17) I even work out on occasion, if I’m feeling particularly saucy.
(18) • Ayuntamiento 21, a few blocks south of the Alameda, Centro, open daily, 8am-10pm Tacos de guisados: Taquería El Guero (Hola) Guisados are saucy stews with a thousand variations.
(19) I can feel pretty peaceful doing other things as well,” he says, with what I think might be a saucy look.
(20) So make what sense you can of the vast menu, lavish with photos, or go for the steamed carp (£8) or tilapia (£9) with ginger; a pile of noodles ( massas ) with beef, pork, prawns or mixed seafood ( carne, lombo, camerão or fruto do mar, £7); or a huge platter of spicy, saucy squid ( lula com molho , £10.50).