crude and offensive in a sexual way : she began to gyrate to the music and sing a lewd song.
ORIGIN Old English lǣwede, of unknown origin. The original sense was [belonging to the laity] ; in Middle English , [belonging to the common people, vulgar,] and later [worthless, vile, evil,] leading to the current sense.
1 a lewd old man lecherous, lustful, licentious, lascivious, dirty, prurient, salacious, lubricious, libidinous; debauched, depraved, degenerate, decadent, dissipated, dissolute, perverted, wanton; formal concupiscent; archaic lickerish. antonym chaste.
2 a lewd song vulgar, crude, smutty, dirty, filthy, obscene, pornographic, coarse, off-color, unseemly, indecent, salacious; rude, racy, risqué, naughty, bawdy, ribald; informal blue, raunchy, X-rated, XXX, porno; euphemistic adult. antonym clean.
Obscene, wicked, vulgar, or even ignorant.
The usual meaning is vulgar (coarse, gross, common or offensive)What does lewd mean???
sick, perverted, disgusting, you get the points.Do you think Alex Torres should be fined for his lewd skydiving video?