adverb see bawdy I

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  • Bawdily — Bawd i*ly, adv. Obscenely; lewdly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bawdily — adverb /ˈbɑdɪli/ In a bawdy manner; lewdly or obscenely with humorous intent. But, Lord! to hear how W. Symons do commend and look sadly and then talk bawdily and merrily, though his wife was dead but the other day, would make a dogg laugh. See… …   Wiktionary

  • bawdily — See bawdy. * * * …   Universalium

  • bawdily — adv. lewdly, coarsely, obscenely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bawdily — bawd·i·ly …   English syllables

  • bawdily — See: bawdy …   English dictionary

  • bawdily — adverb in a bawdy manner • Derived from adjective: ↑bawdy …   Useful english dictionary

  • bawdy — bawdily, adv. bawdiness, n. /baw dee/, adj., bawdier, bawdiest, n. adj. 1. indecent; lewd; obscene: another of his bawdy stories. n. 2. coarse or indecent talk or writing; bawdry; bawdiness: a collection of Elizabethan bawdy. [1505 15; BAWD + Y1] …   Universalium

  • bawdy — I. adjective (bawdier; est) Etymology: bawd Date: 1513 1. obscene, lewd 2. boisterously or humorously indecent • bawdily adverb • bawdiness noun II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Courtly love — God Speed! by Edmund Blair Leighton, 1900: a late Victorian view of a lady giving a favor to a knight about to do battle Courtly love was a medieval European conception of nobly and chivalrously expressing love and admiration.[1] Generally,… …   Wikipedia

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