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[ran-dee] /ˈræn di/
a male given name, form of Randall or Randolph.
a female given name. Unabridged
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  • So I say, said Jotham, and even randys parents were surprised at her beauty.

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  • You tell him to stay here, whispered Mr. Tyson in randys ear, and left the two boys to themselves.

  • The little crafts, aided by a gentle push, floated out into a placid little pool just under randys feet.

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  • The glass was a poor one, and randys reflection appeared to be making a most unpleasant grimace at the real girl standing there.

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  • When, at last, they had reached randys home, both Prue and Randy had become quite well acquainted with their new friend.

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  • My randys just about right always and she but here her voice faltered and that which commenced in a sentence ended in a sigh.

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  • Helen Dayton laid a gentle hand on randys shoulder, saying sweetly, Thank you so much, but tell me why you so wished to please me?

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  • My randys set her mind on havin a fine shade hat for the picnic, and nothin but a white one will do.

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  • I want to talk about those tab things what we had last night, and two little soft arms wound their way about sleepy randys neck.

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  • randys face was suffused with hot blushes, and Prue, naughty little Prue, looked completely abashed.

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British Dictionary definitions for randys


adjective randier, randiest
(informal, mainly Brit)
  1. sexually excited or aroused
  2. sexually eager or lustful
(mainly Scot) lacking any sense of propriety or restraint; reckless
noun (pl) randies
(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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for randys



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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for randys



  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'']

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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