raunchily

raunchy

[rawn-chee, rahn-]
adjective, raunchier, raunchiest. Informal.
1.
vulgar or smutty; crude; earthy; obscene: a raunchy joke.
2.
dirty; slovenly; grubby.

Origin:
1935–40, Americanism; origin uncertain

raunchily, adverb
raunchiness, noun
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raunchy (ˈrɔːntʃɪ)
 
adj , -chier, -chiest
1.  openly sexual; lusty; earthy
2.  chiefly (US) slovenly or untidy
 
[C20: of unknown origin]
 
'raunchily
 
adv
 
'raunchiness
 
n

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raunchy
1939, "clumsy, careless, sloppy," U.S. Army Air Corps slang, of unknown origin. Origins among cadets in Texas suggest possible connection to Mex.Sp. rancho (see ranch), which had connotations of animal filth by 1864. Sense of "coarse, vulgar, smutty" is from 1967. Raunch (n.)
is a 1964 back-formation.
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