risqué

[ri-skey; French rees-key]
adjective
daringly close to indelicacy or impropriety; off-color: a risqué story.

Origin:
1865–70; < French, past participle of risquer to risk

risky, risqué.


broad, gross, indecent, ribald.
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risqué (ˈrɪskeɪ)
 
adj
bordering on impropriety or indecency: a risqué joke
 
[C19: from French risquer to hazard, risk]

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risque
"tending toward impropriety," 1867, borrowed from Fr. risqué, pp. of risquer (see risk).
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Example sentences
Advocates of such laws want to keep the risque covers out of the view of minors.
Not many people can talk about so many risque issues with humor and without
  being offensive.
We decided to cut the risque stuff out, and played our show.
Its risque elements are mild, including a shot of bare buttocks used to good
  comic effect.
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