What does the word lewd mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Lewdness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Lewdly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Lustful; licentious.

Usage examples for lewd

  1. All the rest was make- believe, save the unpleasing fact that two young and beautiful girls were left helpless in the hands of a number of unprincipled libertines such as followed the lead set by Carr, the Scottish page, and maintained, in later years, by " Steenie" and " Baby Charles" in a lewd and dissolute court. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  2. Yet he loved suggestive and lewd speech. – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  3. But my Lord and I having intelligence thereof, apprehended four or fyve of the chief conspirators, who are in Newgate, and stand indicted of their lewd demeanours. – Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592 by Arthur Acheson