risque

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See also: risqué

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from French risqué.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

risque (comparative more risque, superlative most risque)

  1. (US) Alternative form of risqué
    • 2016 January 24, Les Chappell, “TV: Review: The Simpsons (Classic), “Natural Born Kissers” (season nine, episode 25, originally aired 05/17/1998)”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      But despite being the first episode of The Simpsons to feature Marge’s naked butt, there’s nothing particularly risque about any of the nudity—if anything, the pitchfork-wielding farmer’s threat of “ass-forking” feels the most over the line.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

risque (plural risques)

  1. Obsolete spelling of risk

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Italian risco (modern Italian rischio).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

risque m (plural risques)

  1. risk

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

risque

  1. first-person singular present indicative of risquer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of risquer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of risquer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of risquer
  5. second-person singular imperative of risquer

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

risque

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of riscar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of riscar
  3. first-person singular imperative of riscar
  4. third-person singular imperative of riscar