bawdiness


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bawd·y

 (bô′dē)
adj. bawd·i·er, bawd·i·est
Humorously coarse; lewd or risqué: "[Mae West] became known for her humorous bawdy, suggestive performances and wisecracks" (Pam Cornelison & Ted Yanak).

bawd′i·ly adv.
bawd′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bawdiness - the trait of behaving in an obscene mannerbawdiness - the trait of behaving in an obscene manner
indecency - the quality of being indecent
smuttiness, dirtiness - obscenity in speech or writing

bawdiness

noun
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bawdiness

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bawdiness

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