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lewd

Legal Definition of lewd

Adjective

  1. Morally depraved
  2. Vicious
  3. Wicked
  4. Carnal
  5. Licentious

Synonyms


Definition of lewd

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /luːd/, SAMPA: /lu:d/
  • Rhymes: -uːd

Adjective

lewd (comparative lewder, superlative lewdest)

  1. lascivious, sexually promiscuous, rude.
  2. (obsolete) Lay; not clerical.
  3. (obsolete) Uneducated.
  4. (obsolete) Vulgar, common; typical of the lower orders.
  5. (obsolete) Base, vile, reprehensible.

References:

  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



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