Vile vs Bawdy - What's the difference?

vile | bawdy |


As adjectives the difference between vile and bawdy

is that vile is morally low; base; despicable while bawdy is (obsolete) soiled, dirty.

vile

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • morally low; base; despicable
  • Synonyms

    * base * despicable * mean * ignoble

    Anagrams

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    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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