- sexually aroused; lustful; lecherous.
- Chiefly Scot. rude and aggressive.
- Chiefly Scot. a rude or coarse beggar.
Origin of randy
Related Words for randycoarse, disorderly, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libertine, licentious, lustful, uninhibited, vulgar
Examples from the Web for randy
Contemporary Examples of randy
As Randy notes, “Maybe there is a value in shining a light on this and asking the questions.”
For Randy, a 50-year-old ex-Mormon gay man, this cure was a particularly bitter pill to swallow.
As Randy wrote, “I guess this speaks to the church not really having a place for gay people so getting married is still implicit.”
Before Cuba was shunned and sanctioned, it was a handy place for the randy.Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?
John L. Smith
December 18, 2014
Randy Reed Buick, Nissan, and Chevrolet Missouri-based car dealerships.The 26 Next Hobby Lobbys
December 17, 2014
Historical Examples of randy
Randy Paine came back from France to the monotony of everyday affairs.Glory of Youth
"My left foot is beginning to hurt me a little," put in Randy.
"It's too bad we haven't got some game to cook," observed Randy.
Dan Soppinger was close behind him, with Jack and Randy following.
"We had better keep close to this stream," was Randy's suggestion.
- 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
Word Origin and History 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.