Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bawdy

1 sense of bawdy

Sense 1
bawdry, bawdy -- (lewd or obscene talk or writing; "it was smoking-room bawdry"; "they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy")
       => obscenity, smut, vulgarism, filth, dirty word -- (an offensive or indecent word or phrase)

Antonyms of adj bawdy

1 sense of bawdy

Sense 1
bawdy, off-color, ribald -- (humorously vulgar; "bawdy songs"; "off-color jokes"; "ribald language")

INDIRECT (VIA dirty) -> clean, unobjectionable -- ((of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers; "good clean fun"; "a clean joke")

Similarity of adj bawdy

1 sense of bawdy

Sense 1
bawdy, off-color, ribald -- (humorously vulgar; "bawdy songs"; "off-color jokes"; "ribald language")
       => dirty (vs. clean) -- ((of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth")

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