Bawdy vs Indelicate - What's the difference?

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Bawdy is a synonym of indelicate.


As adjectives the difference between bawdy and indelicate

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

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

    References

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    indelicate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Improper or immodest.
  • Coarse or tasteless.
  • Tactless or undiplomatic.
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