- Antonyms of RACY
phlegmatic, staid, G-rated, indolent, listless, puritanical, lethargic, weary, tedious, leaden, genteel, dead, languorous, prosy, nice, dull, clean, victorian, insipid, innocuous, boring, sleepy, tasteless, lazy, lackadaisical, Languishing, flavorless, priggish, respectable, vapid, impassive, straitlaced, limp, inoffensive, inanimate, sluggish, tired, polite, Irksome, spiritless, languid, seemly, torpid, stale, unambitious, decent, immobile, inactive, inert, prudish, prim, stolid, unsexy, proper, cold, flat, apathetic, decorous, correct, lifeless.
- Examples of usage:
- The lady was Ellen Kinvig, known of old to all and sundry as Nelly, Ness, or Nell, but now to everybody concerned as Mistress Capt'n Davy Quiggin, six- and- twenty years of age, tall, comely, as blooming as the gorse; once as free as the air, and as racy of the soil as new- cut peat, but suddenly grown stately, smooth, refined, proud, and reserved. - "Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon 1893" by Hall Caine
- Because these administrations, with their daily rows, furnish as racy news as prizefights or divorce cases. - "Plunkitt of Tammany Hall" by George Washington Plunkitt
- But I happen to have discovered something that both those gentlemen have been mixed up in, in Mexico, something- oh, by Jove, but it's racy! - "The Enchanted Canyon" by HonorÃ© Willsie Morrow