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Definition of: racy

(rāsē) adjective rac·i·er, rac·i·est
1. Having a spirited or pungent interest; spicy; piquant: a racy style.
2. Having a characteristic flavor assumed to be indicative of origin, as wine; rich, fresh, or fragrant.
3. Suggestive; slightly immodest: a racy story. [<RACE1]
—rac′i·ly
adverb
—rac′i·ness
noun
Synonyms: flavorous, forcible, high–flavored, lively, piquant, pungent, rich, spicy, spirited. Racy applies (def. 2) to the pleasing flavor characteristic of certain wines. Pungent denotes something sharply stimulating to the organs of taste