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Lewd vs. Naughty

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Lewdadjective

Lascivious, sexually promiscuous, rude.

Naughtyadjective

Mischievous; tending to misbehave or act badly (especially of a child).

‘Some naughty boys at school hid the teacher's lesson notes.’;

Lewdadjective

(obsolete) Lay; not clerical.

Naughtyadjective

Sexually provocative; now in weakened sense, risqué, cheeky.

‘I bought some naughty lingerie for my honeymoon.’; ‘If I see you send another naughty email to your friends, you will be forbidden from using the computer!’;

Lewdadjective

(obsolete) Uneducated.

Naughtyadjective

Evil, wicked, morally reprehensible.

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Lewdadjective

(obsolete) Vulgar, common; typical of the lower orders.

Naughtyadjective

(obsolete) Bad, worthless, substandard.

Naughtyadjective

Having little or nothing.

‘[Men] that needy be and naughty, help them with thy goods.’;

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Naughtyadjective

hence, corrupt; wicked.

‘So shines a good deed in a naughty world.’;

Lewdadjective

Given to the promiscuous indulgence of lust; dissolute; lustful; libidinous.

Naughtyadjective

Mischievous; perverse; froward; guilty of disobedient or improper conduct; as, a naughty child.

Naughtyadjective

suggestive of sexual impropriety;

‘a blue movie’; ‘blue jokes’; ‘he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details’; ‘a juicy scandal’; ‘a naughty wink’; ‘naughty words’; ‘racy anecdotes’; ‘a risque story’; ‘spicy gossip’;

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Lewdadjective

suggestive of or tending to moral looseness;

‘lewd whisperings of a dirty old man’; ‘an indecent gesture’; ‘obscene telephone calls’; ‘salacious limericks’;

Naughtyadjective

badly behaved;

‘he was saucy and mischievous in school’; ‘a naughty boy’;

Lewdadjective

driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires;

‘libidinous orgies’;

Naughtyadjective

(especially of a child) badly behaved; disobedient

‘you've been a really naughty boy’;

Naughtyadjective

mildly rude or indecent, typically because related to sex

‘naughty goings-on’;

Naughtyadjective

wicked.

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