lewd /'lüd/ adj: involving or being sexual conduct that is considered indecent or offensive: licentiousconvicted of lewd and lascivious assault upon a child — National Law Journallewd·ly advlewd·ness n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
bawdy, carnal, concupiscent, corrupt, depraved, dissolute, exhibiting lust, immodest, immoral, impudicus, impure, impurus, incestus, indecent, indelicate, lascivious, lecherous, libertine, libidinous, licentious, lubricous, lustful, morally impure, morally unrestrained, obscene, offensive, pornographic, profligate, prurient, publicly indecent, questionable, reprobate, ribald, risque, ruttish, rutty, salacious, scandalous, scarlet, scurrilous, sexually impure, sexually indecent, shameless, suggestive, unchaste, unclean, unvirtuous, vulgar, wanton
associated concepts: lewd and lascivious cohabitation, obscenity
depraved, immoral, lascivious, lecherous, licentious, obscene, promiscuous, prurient, salacious, scandalous, scurrilous, suggestive (risqué), unrestrained (not repressed), wanton
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
Any conduct that is considered indecent or offensive. Today the term is often used when referring to pornography, prostitution, and indecent exposure.Category: Criminal LawCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.