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English adjective: bawdy

1. bawdy humorously vulgar


SamplesBawdy songs.
Off-color jokes.
Ribald language.


Synonymsoff-color, ribald


Similardirty


Antonymsunobjectionable, clean


English noun: bawdy

1. bawdy (communication) lewd or obscene talk or writing


SamplesIt was smoking-room bawdry.
They published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy.


Synonymsbawdry


Broader (hypernym)dirty word, filth, obscenity, smut, vulgarism









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