- sexually aroused; lustful; lecherous.
- Chiefly Scot. rude and aggressive.
- Chiefly Scot. a rude or coarse beggar.
Origin of randy
Examples from the Web for randies
Historical Examples of randies
The randies are nearly, if not, of the same class; they abuse and threaten until they are supplied, when they dare with impunity.
- informal, mainly British
- sexually excited or aroused
- sexually eager or lustful
- mainly Scot lacking any sense of propriety or restraint; reckless
- mainly Scot
- a rude or reckless person
- a coarse rowdy woman
Word Origin for randy
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.