bawdy


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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.

bawdy

(ˈbɔːdɪ)
adj, bawdier or bawdiest
(of language, plays, etc) containing references to sex, esp to be humorous
n
obscenity or eroticism, esp in writing or drama
ˈbawdily adv
ˈbawdiness n

bawd•y

(ˈbɔ di)

adj. bawd•i•er, bawd•i•est,
n. adj.
1. indecent; lewd; obscene.
n.
2. coarse or obscene talk or writing.
[1505–15]
bawd′i•ly, adv.
bawd′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bawdy - lewd or obscene talk or writing; "it was smoking-room bawdry"; "they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy"
dirty word, vulgarism, obscenity, smut, filth - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
Adj.1.bawdy - humorously vulgar; "bawdy songs"; "off-color jokes"; "ribald language"
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"

bawdy

bawdy

adjective
Offensive to accepted standards of decency:
Slang: raunchy.
Translations
فاحِش، فُجوري
oplzlý
fræksjofel
klæminn
nešvankusvulgarus
neķītrspiedauzīgsvulgārs

bawdy

[ˈbɔːdɪ] ADJ (bawdier (compar) (bawdiest (superl))) → subido de tono, verde, colorado (Mex)

bawdy

[ˈbɔːdi] adj [song] → grivois(e), paillard(e); [joke] → grivois(e)

bawdy

adj (+er)derb; bawdy talkderbes Gerede

bawdy

[ˈbɔːdɪ] adjpiccante, spinto/a, salace
bawdy song → canzonaccia

bawdy

(ˈboːdi) adjective
vulgar and coarse. bawdy jokes.
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