The definition of bawdy is something gross, indecent or overly graphic.
An example of bawdy is a joke about private parts or sex that is too lewd for children.
Humorously coarse; lewd or risqué: “[Mae West] became known for her humorous bawdy, suggestive performances and wisecracks” ( Pam Cornelison & Ted Yanak )
(comparative bawdier or more bawdy, superlative bawdiest or most bawdy)
bawd + -y.
- The acceptance of nudity necessitated bawdy entertainment to up the ante further in order to secure their lucratively raunchy reputations.
- On the other hand, if cheeky style and bawdy humor is your cup of tea, this site is definitely worth finding out more about.
- If you send an electronic card that is loud or bawdy, it is best not to send it to someone's office.
- There are many levels of humorous cards you can send, from light wit to bawdy jokes.