Bawdy vs Indecent - What's the difference?

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Bawdy is a synonym of indecent.


As adjectives the difference between bawdy and indecent

is that bawdy is (obsolete) soiled, dirty while indecent is indecent.

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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    indecent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • offensive to good taste
  • not in keeping with conventional moral values; improper, immodest or unseemly
  • Synonyms

    * (offensive to good taste ): distasteful, in bad taste, in poor taste, offensive * (not in keeping with conventional moral values ): immodest, immoral, improper, unseemly

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