Examples of lewd in a Sentence
He made lewd remarks to the woman at the bar.
bystanders were shocked by the lewd behavior of the couple in the park
Recent Examples of lewd from the Web
There, a casting director reportedly told her that many casting agents take audition tapes home, watch them, and make lewd comments about the actresses in them.
The gang’s all here: the domineering matriarch, the developmentally disabled youngster, the lewd uncle, etc.
Each count of lewd conduct with a child younger than age 16 is punishable by up to life in prison.
English, now 65, served more than a dozen years behind bars following his 2004 conviction on lewd molestation charges.
Kenner police discovered a lewd video of minors on the cellphone of Hassan Yasein, 18, of Metairie, while investigating the May 14 shooting that left a 17-year-old boy wounded, according to an arrest report.
His DNA was in a law enforcement database after a prior conviction for lewd acts with a minor, Hayes said.
Eddie casually marched across the stage inciting the crowd with lewd gestures and mock pummeling of band members.
A four-day sting operation at several parks in Florida’s Volusia County resulted in the arrest of 17 men for lewd activity and one for battery.
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Origin and Etymology of lewd
Middle English lewed vulgar, from Old English lǣwede laical, ignorant
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of lewd for English Language Learners
: sexual in an offensive or rude way
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