- The definition of risqué is something daring, sexually suggestive or likely to cause shock.
Taking off your shirt and dancing topless on a bar is an example of something that would be described as risqué.
very close to being improper or indecent; daring; suggestive: a risqué anecdote
Origin of risquéFrench past participle of risquer, to risk
(comparative more risqué, superlative most risqué)