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
Izadi was originally arrested by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office on May 16 on one count of lewd and lascivious battery and one county of lewd and lascivious molestation for an incident that happened in 2013.
Retired Livermore Police Officer Dan Black pleaded no contest to solicitation of lewd conduct in February, according to Drenick.
Decoy operations are necessary, some police officials say, because lewd conduct is a misdemeanor that requires officers to witness the conduct to justify an arrest.
Tague, a San Marcos resident, was jailed on suspicion of 16 counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a child under 14 years old, according to online jail records.
Rama, who died in 2015, at the age of ninety-seven, grew up under Fascist rule, and her delightfully lewd, menacing œuvre can be seen as a lifelong rebuke of its strictures.
A 17-year-old was cited for disorderly conduct, a $439 fine, and a 15-year-old was cited for lewd and lascivious behavior, a $565 fine, according to police.
Garcia was charged with molestation and lewd conduct on a child.
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Origin and Etymology of lewd
Middle English lewed vulgar, from Old English lǣwede laical, ignorant
First Known Use: 14th century
LEWD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lewd for English Language Learners
: sexual in an offensive or rude way
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