adjective, lewd·er, lewd·est.
- low, ignorant, or vulgar.
- base, vile, or wicked, especially of a person.
- bad, worthless, or poor, especially of a thing.
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Origin of lewd
OTHER WORDS FROM lewdlewd·ly, adverblewd·ness, noun
Words nearby lewd
Example sentences from the Web for lewdly
Concerning Philip that she was lewdly transported with the loue of one Th.Witch Stories|E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
If that man should be lewdly given, he deceiveth me; for, Henry, I see virtue in his looks.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
(Lewdly) The mouth can be better engaged than with a cylinder of rank weed.Ulysses|James Joyce
He drained his glass noisily while his eyes remained upon the pretty buckskin-clad figure that so lewdly attracted him.The Heart of Unaga|Ridgwell Cullum
British Dictionary definitions for lewdly