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Definition 1: lewd or obscene talk or writing - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where bawdy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was smoking-room bawdry
  • they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy

Synonyms for bawdy in the sense of this definition

(bawdy is a kind of ...) an offensive or indecent word or phrase

Definition 2: humorously vulgar - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bawdy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bawdy songs
  • off-color jokes
  • ribald language

Synonyms for bawdy in the sense of this definition

(bawdy is similar to ...) (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency

"dirty words" "a dirty old man" "dirty books and movies" "boys telling dirty jokes" "has a dirty mouth"

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