randy

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1690, from Scottish randy (boisterous, aggressive), of uncertain origin. Probably from rand (to storm, rave, verb), a variant of rant, see rant; or from rand (edge, noun), in the sense of "edgy, on edge", from Middle English rand (edge, brink, margin, border), from Old English rand (edge, border, margin, rim). Related to randan.

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randy (comparative randier, superlative randiest)

  1. Sexually aroused; full of sexual lust.
  2. (chiefly Scotland) Rude or coarse in manner.

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randy (plural randys)

  1. impudent beggar
  2. boisterous, coarse, loose woman
  3. virago
  4. (video games) random
  1. (sports, aerial freestyle skiing) one and a half twist acrobatic maneuver

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