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English definition of “lewd”

lewd

adjective     /luːd/ disapproving
(of behaviour , speech , dress , etc.) sexual in an obvious and rude way: Ignore him - he's being lewd. a lewd suggestion Relating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky lewdly     /ˈluːd.li/ adverb Relating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky lewdness     /ˈluːd.nəs/ noun [U] Relating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
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