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Definition of "lewd" []

  • Preoccupied with sex and sexual desire; lustful. (adjective)
  • Obscene; indecent. (adjective)
  • Obsolete Wicked. (adjective)
  • Characterized by or intended to excite crude sexual desire; obscene (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Wicked (adjective)
  • Ignorant (adjective)

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Use "lewd" in a sentence
  • "The word lewd has appeared in 109 New York Times articles in the past year, including on July 29 in "Faces Still Alive, Centuries Later," by Roberta Smith:"
  • ""Though it should be noted that neither of those votes is directly at odds with engaging in lewd conduct in a public men's rest room.""
  • "Though it should be noted that neither of those votes is directly at odds with engaging in lewd conduct in a public men's rest room."