Meaning of “lewd” in the English Dictionary

"lewd" in British English

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lewdadjective

uk /luːd/ us /luːd/ disapproving

(of behaviour, speech, dress, etc.) sexual in an obvious and rude way:

Ignore him - he's being lewd.
a lewd suggestion
lewdly
adverb uk /ˈluːd.li/ us /ˈluːd.li/
lewdness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈluːd.nəs/ us /ˈluːd.nəs/

(Definition of “lewd” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lewd" in American English

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lewdadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /lud/

(esp. of behavior or speech) sexual in an obvious and socially unacceptable way:

lewd remarks

(Definition of “lewd” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)