Definition of lewdness in US English:

lewdness

noun

  • See lewd

    • ‘A line could and should easily be drawn, however, when these companies resort to nonsensical double entendres involving lewdness and obscenity.’
    • ‘Official charges are public indecency and public lewdness.’
    • ‘They don't even complain about the lewdness and promiscuity being displayed on the so-called soap operas.’
    • ‘Greek officers visited Lancashire this summer as part of a project with the county's police to help them cut back on violence, lewdness and other drunken behaviour in the resort.’
    • ‘As the member of a women's club that constantly crusades against public lewdness and drinking - the same club that got the science teacher fired - she believes that sex should never be discussed in the home.’

Pronunciation

lewdness

/ˈlo͞odnəs/