Synonyms for bawdiness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : baw-dee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbɔ di

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Définition of bawdiness

Origin :
  • late 14c., "soiled, dirty, filthy," from bawd + -y (2). Meaning "lewd" is from 1510s, from notion of "pertaining to or befitting a bawd;" usually of language (originally to talk bawdy).
  • Bawdy Basket, the twenty-third rank of canters, who carry pins, tape, ballads and obscene books to sell. [Grose, "Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue," 1785]
  • Related: Bawdily; bawdiness.
  • noun obscenity

Antonyms for bawdiness

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