Synonyms for obscene

Synonyms for (adj) obscene

Synonyms: obscene, salacious, lewd, raunchy

Definition: suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

Usage: lewd whisperings of a dirty old man; an indecent gesture; obscene telephone calls; salacious limericks

Similar words: dirty

Definition: (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency

Usage: dirty words; a dirty old man; dirty books and movies; boys telling dirty jokes; has a dirty mouth

Synonyms: obscene

Definition: designed to incite to indecency or lust

Usage: the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene-Margaret Mead

Similar words: indecent

Definition: offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters

Usage: an earthy but not indecent story; an indecent gesture

Synonyms: obscene, repugnant, repulsive, detestable, abhorrent

Definition: offensive to the mind

Usage: an abhorrent deed; the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee; morally repugnant customs; repulsive behavior; the most repulsive character in recent novels

Similar words: offensive

Definition: unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses

Usage: offensive odors

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