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bawdy


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bawdy
     1. adj. Obscene, filthy, unchaste. (from 15th Century)
     2. adj. (of language) Sexual in nature and usually meant to be humorous but considered rude.

Example Sentences

The best I can do is when I get a little drunk and sing bawdy hymns in the elevator of my apartment building. 
Now, I am not advocating that we all do bawdy comedies, even if they do attract audiences in huge numbers. 
In the past, I, like many of my peers, referred to their brand of bawdy Jamaican comedies in a rather condescending manner. 

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