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synonyms for bawdry

  • dirt
  • filth
  • profanity
  • ribaldry
  • scatology
  • smut
  • vulgarity
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antonyms for bawdry

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  • cleanliness
  • purity
  • sterility
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How to use bawdry in a sentence

Thus, Brooks lumps 1601 with Mark Twain's "bawdry," and interprets it simply as another indication of frustration.
1601MARK TWAIN
Well, I like a little innocent mirth myself, but never could endure bawdry.
THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB IN FOUR VOLUMES, VOLUME 4CHARLES LAMB
This will prove rare sport, to see how the poet's genius will grapple with this bawdry!
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYSROBERT DODSLEY
It is also noteworthy that, for the period, the bawdry is "cut" to the lowest limit.
EARLY ENGLISH DRAMATISTS--RECENTLY RECOVERED "LOST" TUDOR PLAYS WITH SOME OTHERSVARIOUS
He was primed with the letter-accounts; he made her dot her amorous I's and cross her bawdry T's.
SECRET MEMOIRS: THE STORY OF LOUISE, CROWN PRINCESSHENRY W. FISCHER
He omitted a good deal of bawdry, especially in Act II, scene ii.
THE CITY BRIDE (1696)JOSEPH HARRIS
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