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ribald

rib·ald

ribald

 
 
pronunciation:
rI bld
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: characterized by or using rude, coarse, or vulgar language or humor.
Burlesque shows were known for their ribald comedy skits and risqué entertainments.
synonyms:
bawdy, coarse, crude, earthy, lewd, profane, scurrilous, vulgar
similar words:
gauche, gross, irreverent, raffish, rude, smutty, suggestive, uncouth
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who uses such language or humor.
derivation: ribaldly (adv.)