Blasphemous vs Bawdy - What's the difference?

blasphemous | bawdy |


As adjectives the difference between blasphemous and bawdy

is that blasphemous is lacking piety or respect for the sacred resembling blasphemy while bawdy is (obsolete) soiled, dirty.

blasphemous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Lacking piety or respect for the sacred. Resembling blasphemy.
  • His taking the name of God in vain was considered blasphemous .

    bawdy

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • (obsolete) Soiled, dirty.
  • *:
  • *:whanne he had ouertaken the damoysel / anone she sayd what dost thow here / thou stynkest al of the kechyn / thy clothes ben bawdy of the greece and talowe that thou gaynest in kyng Arthurs kechyn
  • Obscene; filthy; unchaste.
  • (of language) Sexual in nature and usually meant to be humorous but considered rude.
  • Derived terms

    * bawdily * bawdiness * bawdy house

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