Definition of bawdily in English:



  • See bawdy

    • ‘She is equally capable of defending her marriage, jesting bawdily with Iago, and responding with dignity to Othello's incomprehensible jealousy.’
    • ‘Douglas Wootton dramatises this bawdily rollicking ditty to perfection, down to the last nudge and wink.’
    • ‘It goes without saying that theatre can be a bit rough and ready, and lord knows our William seems to want to bawdily go where no one has gone before.’
    • ‘Helen and Paris enter; she implores Pandarus to sing a song of love, which he later sings bawdily.’
    • ‘Amanda had suggested bawdily that this might be a decision which she could make well worth his while.’