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bawdy

baw dee

  • n  lewd or obscene talk or writing
    they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy
  • s  humorously vulgar
    bawdy songs

  • International companies are eyeing the film for distribution overseas, betting that its sight gags and bawdy repartee--plus its message of acceptance--will have a .
  • The token male critic I consulted, Joe Morgenstern of the Wall Street Journal, was just as enthusiastic: this "bawdy, big-hearted" comedy is a "canny evocation of male friendship .
  • Originator of the jogo do bicho was one Baron Drummond, a bluff, bawdy, Brazilian-born Englishman, to whom Emperor Dom Pedro II gave a title and the concession to the Rio zoo.
News & Articles

  • The Colonial Players’ Taking Steps
    This frothy farce reflects on commitment as characters at crossroads take literal and figurative steps British farces are not usually my cup of tea ; I find madcap, bawdy romps to be silly and exhausting. But Alan Ayckbourn’s Taking Steps is a delightful summer infusion of iced chai: more cool and spicy than hot and saucy, with suspenseful plot twists to make it fun. Colonial Players’ production ...
    June 13, 2013 - Bay Weekly
  • Colonial Players’ Taking Steps
    This frothy farce reflects on commitment as characters at crossroads take literal and figurative steps Jane C. Elkin British farces are not usually my cup of tea ; I find madcap, bawdy romps to be silly and exhausting. But Alan Ayckbourn’s Taking Steps is a delightful summer infusion of iced chai: more cool and spicy than hot and saucy, with suspenseful plot twists to make it fun. Colonial ...
    June 13, 2013 - Bay Weekly
  • The art of the striptease: Burlesque troupe makes home at Plano theater
    Photo courtesy of BellaLuna Rose Photography - The bawdy bravado of burlesque will be on full display June 20 at the Arts Centre Theatre in Plano. A group of Dallas-area performers has made the theater its unofficial home, performing semi-monthly shows since February.
    June 7, 2013 - Plano Courier
Quotes

  • Kevin Smith in Pittsburgh Channel.com
    On this movie, we were terrified that we were going to get an NC-17 again and we were gearing up for a long battle with the MPAA,Smith said. "As bawdy and raucous as 'Clerks' is, with 'Clerks II' we're doing things that are way, way beyond...
  • Antonin Scalia in San Jose Mercury News
    So bawdy jokes are OK, if they're really good,Justice Antonin Scalia cracked, to more laughter.
  • Li Datong in Washington Post
    ...an article in the Communist Party Central Committee's official magazine, Li Changchun, a senior member of the ruling Politburo, said the leadership must "resolutely clear out the bawdy pornography."

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