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synonyms for bawd

  • courtesan
  • doxy
  • harlot
  • hussy
  • pro
  • prostitute
  • streetwalker
  • strumpet
  • tart
  • tramp
  • trollop
  • whore
  • call girl
  • camp follower
  • lady of pleasure
  • lady of the night
  • scarlet woman
  • working girl
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How to use bawd in a sentence

Cartedcarried in a cart through the streets, by way of punishment or public exposure (especially as the punishment of a bawd).
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
Bawd prior to 1700 was a term applied to men as well asand, indeed, more frequently thanto women.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
At which the Bawd look'd a little strangely upon him; I help you to one, Sir, said she?
THE LONDON-BAWD: WITH HER CHARACTER AND LIFEANONYMOUS
You may depend upon it, says the Bawd, that sh'll comply; but you must Fee her pretty high, or it won't do.
THE LONDON-BAWD: WITH HER CHARACTER AND LIFEANONYMOUS
If I go out into the street and strike down a bawd—a thing lower than the lowest animal and more noxious—I hang.
THE ORCHARD OF TEARSSAX ROHMER
The noble bawd, however, is an artificial creation of literature and never could be a biolog.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
I'll be his Bawd an't please you, young and wholesome I can assure ye he shall have.Eum.
THE MAD LOVERFRANCIS BEAUMONT
He swears valiantly, kicks a bawd right virtuously, and protests with an empty pocket right desperately.
THE WORKS OF JOHN MARSTONJOHN MARSTON
For my part, I have once escaped; and when I wed again, may she be—ugly, as an old bawd.
THE COMEDIES OF WILLIAM CONGREVEWILLIAM CONGREVE
Steal privately down by the back-door, lest some knavish boy spy thee, and call thine age Bawd.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYSROBERT DODSLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BAWD

  • bawd
  • call girl
  • concubine
  • courtesan
  • fallen woman
  • floozy
  • harlot
  • hustler
  • lady of the evening
  • moll
  • nymphomaniac
  • painted
  • pro
  • prostitute
  • streetwalker
  • strumpet
  • whore
  • woman of the streets
  • working girl
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.