Inappropriate vs Raunchy - What's the difference?

inappropriate | raunchy |


As adjectives the difference between inappropriate and raunchy

is that inappropriate is not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place while raunchy is very low class; inferior; inadequate.

inappropriate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.
  • It is inappropriate to burp at a formal dinner.
    "While PDA or sexual irresponsibility may be considered unsuitable, it is not inappropriate for teenagers in a relationship and nearly of legal age to talk alone."

    Synonyms

    * out of line * unfit * unsuitable

    Derived terms

    * inappropriately * inappropriateness

    raunchy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Very low class; inferior; inadequate.
  • With dishonorable, base and vulgar expression.
  • Having socially unacceptable sexual behavior.
  • Sexually seductive.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * raunch