Bawdy definition

bôdē
Humorously coarse; lewd or risqué.
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Bawdy language.
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Obscene; filthy; unchaste. [from 15th Century]
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(of language) Sexual in nature and usually meant to be humorous but considered rude.
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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.

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Characteristic of a bawd; indecent or humorously coarse; lewd.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
bawdy
Comparative:
bawdier
Superlative:
bawdiest

Origin of bawdy

  • bawd +‎ -y.

    From Wiktionary