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Meaning of BAWDY

Pronunciation:  'bodee

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\Bawd"y\, a.
1. Dirty; foul; -- said of clothes. [Obs.]

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

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

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