lewd(redirected from lewdnesses)
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Related to lewdnesses: uncleanness, dross, Droß
adj. lewd·er, lewd·est
a. Preoccupied with sex and sexual desire; lustful.
b. Obscene; indecent.
2. Obsolete Wicked.
[Middle English leued, unlearned, lay, lascivious, from Old English lǣwede, ignorant, lay.]
1. characterized by or intended to excite crude sexual desire; obscene
[C14: from Old English lǣwde lay, ignorant; see lay3]
adj. -er, -est.
1. inclined to, characterized by, or inciting to lust or lechery; lascivious.
2. obscene or indecent, as language; salacious.
[before 900; Middle English leud, lewed, Old English lǣwede lay, unlearned]
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|Adj.||1.||lewd - suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"|
dirty - (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth"
|2.||lewd - driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires; "libidinous orgies"|
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"
1. Feeling or devoted to sexual love or desire:
lewd[ˈluːd] adj [person, behaviour] → impudique
lewd[luːd] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) → osceno/a
a. lujurioso-a, deshonesto-a, libidinoso-a, obsceno-a.