It has the hue and perfume of the crab, and the richness and raciness of the pippin.
Its freshness, raciness, and eccentric whim no pen could describe.
Yates's picture of him last year was not bad; neither was it good—it wanted the raciness of the original.
Tell it in English, or any other language, and it loses all its raciness.
And where the dialect does crop out it does not seem to be dependent on suburban soil for its raciness.
How I wish I could give you the raciness, the contagion, of her laughter!
Its freshness, raciness and eccentric whim no pen could describe.
On wide uplands of chalk the air has a raciness, the sunlight a purity and a sparkle, not to be found in lowlands.
The life, the raciness, the vigor of an adventurer and a wanderer, glow in every page.
His own demeanor was a tree that would not bear grafting, and the fruit lost all its raciness by the admixture.
1650s, "having a characteristic taste" (of wines, fruits, etc.), from race (n.2) in its older sense of "flavor" or in the sense "class of wines" + -y (2); meaning "having a quality of vigor" (1660s) led to that of "improper, risqué," first recorded 1901, probably reinforced by phrase racy of the soil "earthy" (1870). Related: Racily; raciness.
Somewhat indecent; raunchy: The movie has a lot of racy dialogue (1901+)