the trait of behaving in an obscene manner
Syn: ↑obscenity, ↑lewdness, ↑salaciousness, ↑salacity
Derivationally related forms: ↑salacious (for: ↑salacity), ↑salacious (for: ↑salaciousness), ↑bawdy, ↑lewd (for: ↑lewdness), ↑obscene (for: ↑obscenity)
Hypernyms: ↑indecency
Hyponyms: ↑smuttiness, ↑dirtiness

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  • Bawdiness — Bawd i*ness, n. Obscenity; lewdness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bawdiness — index obscenity, pornography Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bawdiness — bawdy ► ADJECTIVE (bawdier, bawdiest) ▪ humorously indecent. DERIVATIVES bawdiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • bawdiness — noun see bawdy I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bawdiness — See bawdily. * * * …   Universalium

  • bawdiness — noun The state or characteristic of being bawdy. Syn: lasciviousness, wantonness …   Wiktionary

  • bawdiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being obscene: coarseness, dirtiness, filthiness, foulness, grossness, lewdness, obscenity, profaneness, profanity, scurrility, scurrilousness, smuttiness, vulgarity, vulgarness. Slang: raunch,… …   English dictionary for students

  • bawdiness — n. boisterousness; obscenity, lewdness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bawdiness — bawd·i·ness …   English syllables

  • bawdiness — See: bawdy …   English dictionary

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