Part of speech:
(Archaic) Not known or familiar; strange
Being in a natural state.
Unrefined or coarse in manner; vulgar:
Without taste or flavor; flat; insipid
Relatively low in cost; inexpensive or comparatively inexpensive.
Characterized by bathos
Offensive to accepted standards of decency
Tasteless, insensitive, and coarse
With no deductions; total; entire
Lacking refinement or polish; not elegant.
The definition of gaudy is something that is bright and ornate, but overdone to the point of being tacky.
Lacking style or good taste; tawdry:
Showing, or intended to excite, lust or sexual desire, esp. in an offensive way; lascivious
Not particularly good; not better than average:
Often encountered or seen:
Characteristic of or appropriate to the spoken language or to writing that seeks the effect of speech; informal.
Showing or having good feelings or good taste.
Characterized by a sense of propriety or refinement; impressively fastidious in manners and tastes
Lacking in refinement or good taste; vulgar; crude
The definition of base is something that forms a foundation.
Strikingly regional or dialectal:
Relating to or being a bomb that uses a conventional explosive and radioactive material to contaminate an area with low-level radiation.
Unadorned and simple in style:
Very unpleasant or disagreeable.
Being usually the case; true or applicable in most instances but not all:
Not noble in quality, character, or purpose; base or dishonorable.
Offensive to accepted standards of decency or modesty; lewd or vulgar:
The definition of maudlin is someone who is overly sentimental, often in a tearful way or as a result of consuming alcohol.
Plausible but false or insincere; specious:
Offensive to one's feelings, or to prevailing notions, of modesty or decency; lewd
Lacking appreciation of culture; also philistine.
Not admitted into a body of secret knowledge or ritual; uninitiated.
Of or like Rabelais or his works; broadly and coarsely humorous, satirical, etc.
Engaged in revolt; rebellious
The definition of ribald is something that references sexual matters in a bawdy or humorous way.
Affected with plant smut
Squalid; depressingly wretched
Specious is defined as something that looks right, or that looks attractive, but is not as it seems.
Shameful or indecent:
Relating to or designating the common, nonscientific name of a biological species.
Offensive to the senses or sensibilities; repulsive; disgusting
An example of ribald language or humor
The quality of being vulgar, coarse, or abusive.
The quality or condition of being vulgar.
The act or an instance of making vulgar, coarse, unrefined, obscene, etc.
To make or become heathen
To make or become pagan
To disseminate widely; popularize.
Pure, decent, or modest in nature, behavior, etc.
Overly or affectedly fastidious; squeamish
Containing nothing inappropriate or extraneous:
Showing imagination and skill:
Reasonably good; adequate
Marked by or showing consideration for others and observance of accepted social usage.
Used as an intensive with and :
Of humble birth or origin
Lacking high station or birth
Lacking high station or birth
Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
Not lofty or sublime; humble.
Common or poor in appearance; shabby:
Not washed; unclean.
Brutal or cruel:
Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
Not cultured or cultivated:
Of a barnyard
The definition of bawdy is something gross, indecent or overly graphic.
Vulgar; obscene; scurrilous
Offensive to the senses; revolting:
Offensive in taste or smell; nauseating
Of poor quality, appearance, etc.; dirty, cheap, sloppy, etc.
Having reached the other side; having got across
Having no obstructions or difficulties:
lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
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