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randy

[ran-dee] /ˈræn di/
adjective, randier, randiest.
1.
sexually aroused; lustful; lecherous.
2.
Chiefly Scot. rude and aggressive.
noun, plural randies.
3.
Chiefly Scot. a rude or coarse beggar.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; rand (obsolete variant of rant) + -y1
Related forms
randiness, noun

Randy

[ran-dee] /ˈræn di/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Randall or Randolph.
2.
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for randy

randy

/ˈrændɪ/
adjective randier, randiest
1.
(informal, mainly Brit)
  1. sexually excited or aroused
  2. sexually eager or lustful
2.
(mainly Scot) lacking any sense of propriety or restraint; reckless
noun (pl) randies
3.
(mainly Scot)
  1. a rude or reckless person
  2. a coarse rowdy woman
Derived Forms
randily, adverb
randiness, noun
Word Origin
C17: probably from obsolete rand to rant
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Word Origin and History for randy
adj.

1690s, Scottish, "aggressive, boisterous," probably from rand "to rave," an obsolete variant of rant (v.). In the original sense especially of beggars, "and probably implying vagrant habits as well as rude behavior" [OED]. Sense of "lewd, lustful" first recorded 1847. Related: Randiness.

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Slang definitions & phrases for randy

randy

adjective
  1. Sexually aroused; horny: a desperately randy brain surgeon
  2. Desirous; yearning: randy for the smell of setting cement

[1847+; origin unknown; various dialect senses suggest a possible derivation fr ''wild movement,'' ''boisterousness,'' ''wantonness'']


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