how to pronounce bawd


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the above transcription of bawd is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

bawd is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of bawd in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… guys just bring a bawd come on up here …”

meanings of bawd


  1. A lewd person.
  2. A person who keeps a house of prostitution, or procures women for prostitution; a procurer, a madame.


  1. Joyous; riotously gay.


  1. To procure women for lewd purposes.

bawd frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bawd occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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