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bawdy

play
adjective \ˈbȯ-dē\

Simple Definition of bawdy

  • : dealing with sex in a way that is meant to be funny

Full Definition of bawdy

bawd·i·erbawd·i·est

  1. 1 :  obscene, lewd

  2. 2 :  boisterously or humorously indecent

bawd·i·ly play \ˈbȯ-də-lē\ adverb
bawd·i·ness play \ˈbȯ-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of bawdy

  1. a bawdy film that is not appropriate for children

  2. <a bawdy comment about someone you work with could get you fired>



Origin of bawdy

bawd


First Known Use: 1513

Rhymes with bawdy


2

bawdy

noun

Definition of bawdy

  1. :  bawdry 2



Origin of bawdy

probably from 1bawdy


First Known Use: 1656



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