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LEWD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lewd mean? 

LEWD (adjective)
  The adjective LEWD has 2 senses:

1. suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
2. driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires

  Familiarity information: LEWD used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEWD (adjective)


Sense 1lewd [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

Synonyms:

lewd; raunchy; salacious; obscene

Context examples:

lewd whisperings of a dirty old man / an indecent gesture / obscene telephone calls / salacious limericks

Similar:

dirty ((of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency)


Sense 2lewd [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires

Synonyms:

lascivious; libidinous; lewd; lustful

Context example:

libidinous orgies

Similar:

sexy (marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest)


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