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Meaning of BAWDY

Pronunciation:  'bodee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  lewd or obscene talk or writing; "it was smoking-room bawdry"; "they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy"
  2. [adj]  humorously vulgar; "bawdy songs"; "off-color jokes"; "ribald language"
 

BAWDY is a 5 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bawdry, dirty, off-color, ribald
 
 See Also: obscenity, vulgarism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bawd"y\, a.
1. Dirty; foul; -- said of clothes. [Obs.]

         It [a garment] is al bawdy and to-tore also.
                                               --Chaucer.

2. Obscene; filthy; unchaste. ``A bawdy story.'' --Burke.

 
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