lewd lewd  /ˈlud/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
  2. (adj) driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires

Usage(s):

  1. But even after Narvaez moved out of Ortega's home, she says, he pursued her with lewd nocturnal phone calls.
  2. The half-empty way is that it's lewd, crass and offensive.
  3. Pop singer George Michael, one of Princess Diana's favorite singers, was arrested for investigation of engaging in lewd conduct in a park restroom, police said Tuesday.

News

  1. Former teacher arrested for lewd acts on child

    By Scott Tittrington The Simi Valley Police Department arrested a former teacher at Garden Grove Impact Academy on Tuesday following a four-month investigation of allegations she had an inappropriate relationship with a student. Malia Brooks, 32, has been charged with lewd act upon a child, oral copulation of a person under 14 years of age and digital penetration by a foreign object with a ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Simi Valley Acorn

  2. Deputies Seek Man Suspected Of Lewd Act At Ashburn Shopping Center

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has issued an alert asking residents to help identify a man wanted in connection with performing lewd act at the Piccadilly Plaza Shopping Center in Ashburn.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Leesburg Today

  3. Deputies Seek Man Suspects Of Lewd Act At Ashburn Shopping Center

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has issued an alert asking residents to help identify a man wanted in connection with performing lewd act at the Piccadilly Plaza Shopping Center in Ashburn.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Leesburg Today

Quotes

  1. Chief Justice John Roberts, joined by Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, noted that in 1986 the court, in a case arising from "lewd and indecent" student speech, did not conduct a "substantial disruption" analysis.
    on Jun 30, 2007 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: Washington Post

  2. "I accept what Sen. Craig has said, that he was not undertaking any lewd or lascivious act, and I think it's very important to give him a chance to state his case," Specter said.
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Arlen Specter Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "They knew that this was beneath the standards, including CBS running some lewd and crude commercials during the Super Bowl," said House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas. "Everybody has got egg on their face."
    on Feb 11, 2004 By: Tom DeLay Source: USA Today

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