The definition of lewd is offensive sexual behavior.(adjective)
An example of lewd is an old man at a county fair leering at young girls.
See lewd in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME lewed < OE læwede, lay, unlearned < ?
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adjective lewd·er, lewd·est
Origin: Middle English leued, unlearned, lay, lascivious
Origin: , from Old English lǣwede, ignorant, lay.
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