ribald


ribald

adjective

Definition of RIBALD

1
depicting or referring to sexual matters in a way that is unacceptable in polite society <some of the movie's most ribald, and thus funniest, scenes were cut for showing on broadcast television>
2
hinting at or intended to call to mind matters regarded as indecent <a ribald tale rife with double entendres and racy innuendo>
Synonyms bawdy, blue, gamy (or gamey), lewd, off, off-color (or off-colored), racy, ribald, risqué, salty, spicy

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