gamy vs racy what difference

what is difference between gamy and racy

English

Adjective

gamy (comparative more gamy, superlative most gamy)

  1. Alternative spelling of gamey
    • Such a funny, sporty, gamy, jesty, joky, hoky-poky lad, is the Ocean.


English

Etymology

race (having a characteristic taste (of wines, fruits, etc.)) +‎ -y.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹeɪsi/
  • Rhymes: -eɪsi

Adjective

racy (comparative racier, superlative raciest)

  1. Mildly risqué.
  2. Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil.
    Synonyms: fresh, rich
  3. (figuratively, by extension) Exciting to the mind by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively.
  4. (programming) Involving a data race or a race condition.
    • 2016, Elvira Albert, Ivan Lanese, Formal Techniques for Distributed Objects, Components, and Systems
      We evaluate the automatic fence insertion procedure by running our tool on a number of different benchmarks containing racy code.

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Anagrams

  • Cary, Cray, cary, cray

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈra.t͡sɨ/

Noun

racy f

  1. genitive/dative/locative singular of raca

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