Bawdy is a synonym of indecent.
As adjectives the difference between bawdy and indecent
is that bawdy
is (obsolete) soiled, dirty while indecent
(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.
* bawdy house
offensive to good taste
not in keeping with conventional moral values; improper, immodest or unseemly
* (offensive to good taste ): distasteful, in bad taste, in poor taste, offensive
* (not in keeping with conventional moral values ): immodest, immoral, improper, unseemly