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1bawdy

adjective \ˈb-dē\

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

bawd·i·erbawd·i·est

Full Definition of BAWDY

1
:  obscene, lewd
2
:  boisterously or humorously indecent
bawd·i·ly \ˈb-də-lē\ adverb
bawd·i·ness \ˈb-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

2bawdy

noun

Definition of BAWDY

:  bawdry 2

Origin of BAWDY

probably from 1bawdy
First Known Use: 1656

Rhymes with BAWDY

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