Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of lewd: more lewd

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Examples

  • Almost every mother of daughters has come across them: the ruder, lewder language even young girls pick up; the pole-grinding pop heroines; the peer pressure to show you're not "frigid" even before you've got to puberty; the thongs and piercings; the playground talk about shaving down below.

    Bring back the F-word if you want to do more than worry about girls | Jackie Ashley

  • I was invited to banquets where the entertainments tended to be vulgar: cockfights, quail fights, dog fights, drinking contests, and gambling; the poems were lewder; the singers and dancers performed Antics rather than Epics.

    Wildfire

  • Preparing to open the venue, Mr. Thomas renamed it a "music hall" instead of the lewder-sounding "cabaret" on the advice of local authorities.

    In Morocco, a French Dancer Finds That Life Is Not a Cabaret

  • Prayers, tears, and the most abject submission, are but fuel to his pride: wagering perhaps with lewd companions, and, not improbably, with lewder women, upon instances which he boast of to them of your patient sufferings, and broken spirit, and bringing them home to witness both.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • As you know, I've no false modesty about my ability to arouse base passion in the lewder sort of female (and some not so lewd, neither, until I taught 'em how), but I've never deluded myself that I'm the kind who inspires deep lasting affection — except in Elspeth, thank God, but she's an emotional half-wit.

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • As you know, I've no false modesty about my ability to arouse base passion in the lewder sort of female (and some not so lewd, neither, until I taught 'em how), but I've never deluded myself that I'm the kind who inspires deep lasting affection - except in Elspeth, thank God, but she's an emotional half-wit.

    Flashman And The Dragon

  • There were, of course, other, lewder whispers, but these only amused the queen.

    The Wicked Day

  • It was not yet lewder than a wedding feast allowed, but Perdikkas pulled himself together.

    Funeral Games

  • Here and there certain base fellows of the lewder sort, commonly called smugglers, may have deepened them further, and improved on what Nature had begun so well, with the result that you can ride many a mile, mole-like, if you know your way, from the sea coast north'ard, never showing your face above ground at all.

    Highways & Byways in Sussex

  • The noblest of our braves pursued them; but several of the lewder sort remained behind to torture and dishonour my unhappy lady.

    Oriental Encounters Palestine and Syria, 1894-6

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