- Chiefly Scot. coarse; crude; vulgar
- sexually aroused; amorous; lustful
Origin of randyprobably from rand, dialect, dialectal variant, variety of rant + -y
- a. Desirous of sexual activity.b. Sexually aroused.
- Scots Ill-mannered.
Origin of randyPossibly from obsolete rand to rant from obsolete Dutch randen, ranten
(comparative randier, superlative randiest)
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.