Synonyms for bawdiness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : baw-dee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈbɔ di|
Top 10 synonyms for bawdiness
Définition of bawdinessOrigin :
- 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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