OTHER WORDS FROM bawdybawd·i·ly, adverbbawd·i·ness, noun
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How to use bawdy in a sentence
Even bingeing the bawdy “Sex Education” can be a bit much for her at times.
Starring Dev Patel, The Green Knight is a swashbuckling tale of adventure, to be sure — but it feels dragged out of the mists of time, uncanny spirits and a touch of the rude and bawdy still clinging to the edges.The Green Knight is glorious and a little baffling. Let’s untangle it.|Alissa Wilkinson|July 30, 2021|Vox
Warren’s bawdy comedy was tame by the profanity-laced standards of today, but it was considered so outrageous for its time — especially coming from a woman — that she was effectively banned from television and radio.Rusty Warren, whose racy jokes about sex made her a ’60s comedy star, dies at 91|Matt Schudel|May 28, 2021|Washington Post
More than bawdy, though, The Ball adds a familiar unpretentiousness to trendy locales like Tao, Lavo, The Park, and Dream Hotel.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots|Emily Shire|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Note the bawdy pun in the first example, by which the speaker implies that she came last night.Beauty and Subversion in the Secret Poems of Afghan Women|Daniel Bosch|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nevertheless, the ARTPOP singer unleashed a decidedly non-corporate show that was equal parts bawdy and bizarre.Lady Gaga at SXSW: Vomit, Sausage Fellatio, and a Moving Speech for Victims of the Auto Tragedy|Marlow Stern|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Never one to mince her words, Leakes is as bawdy as they get on reality television.‘Ebony’ Cover With NeNe Leakes Unleashes a Firestorm of Criticism|Karu F. Daniels|November 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The bawdy jokes that followed may have helped a politician who looks like he was born in a suit.The Unzipping of Mitt Romney: an Effort to Show His Softer Side|Howard Kurtz|April 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Four engravings and at least six pamphlets, all focusing on the bawdy house story, were shortly in circulation.A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
Eight men marched one evening into Llanyglo, bawling a bawdy chorus, with Sam Kerr showing the way.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
I ha lost by her squeamishness, more than would have builded twelve bawdy-houses.
"That was Belle Cora, who keeps that bawdy house up town," Nesbitt volunteered.Port O' Gold|Louis John Stellman
A riotous twenty years in night saloons and bawdy houses had left him a kindly, choleric, and respected newspaper figure.Erik Dorn|Ben Hecht