bawd bawd  /ˈbɔd/


  • (n) a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money


  1. Moll Flanders, another notable 18th century bawd, was of course the creation of Daniel Defoe.
  2. For a lady, Auntie Mame wasn't too bawd at all.
  3. In one of her better performances, Taylor makes Kate seem the ideal bawd of Avona creature of beauty with a voice shrieking howls and imprecations.


  • Answering the question, Hoffman says, "Emma and I have this connection. It's like if you meet someone at a party and you thought about them the next day. Also, she wanted to do stand-up. I wanted to do stand-up, too. She's a classy lady who's a bawd...
    on Jan 2, 2009 By: Dustin Hoffman Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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