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Meaning of RACINESS

Pronunciation:  r'eyseenus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  behavior or language bordering on indelicacy
 

RACINESS is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: gaminess, ribaldry, spiciness
 
 See Also: indelicacy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ra"ci*ness\, n.
The quality of being racy; peculiar and piquant flavor.

      The general characteristics of his [Cobbett's] style
      were perspicuity, unequaled and inimitable; . . . a
      purity always simple, and raciness often elegant.
                                               --London
                                               Times.

 

 

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