Bawdy vs Sexual - What's the difference?

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Bawdy is a synonym of sexual.


As adjectives the difference between bawdy and sexual

is that bawdy is (obsolete) soiled, dirty while sexual is of or relating to having sex, sexual acts and sexual reproduction.

As a noun sexual is

(biology) a species which reproduces by sexual rather than asexual reproduction, or a member of such a species.

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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    sexual

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or relating to having sex, sexual acts and sexual reproduction.
  • Of or relating to gender.
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  • Of or relating to sexuality; not asexual.
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  • We don't often think of Jesus as a sexual' person, but He certainly was not asexual. He was not just God on earth. He was fully human and He was ' sexual , single, and celibate.
  • Of or relating to sexual orientations, sexual identity or preferences with respect to sexual intercourse
  • Derived terms

    * nonsexual * sexuality * sexualism * sexually * sexual politics * subsexual

    See also

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biology) A species which reproduces by sexual rather than asexual reproduction, or a member of such a species.
  • (LGBT) A person who experiences attraction, a person who has interest in or desire for sex (especially as contrasted with an asexual).
  • Antonyms

    * (biology) asexual * (person) asexual