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lewd

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adjective \ˈlüd\

Simple Definition of lewd

  • : sexual in an offensive or rude way

Full Definition of lewd

  1. 1 obsolete :  evil, wicked

  2. 2 a :  sexually unchaste or licentious b :  obscene, vulgar

lewd·ly adverb
lewd·ness noun

Examples of lewd

  1. He made lewd remarks to the woman at the bar.

  2. <bystanders were shocked by the lewd behavior of the couple in the park>



Origin of lewd

Middle English lewed vulgar, from Old English lǣwede laical, ignorant


First Known Use: 14th century



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