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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Crude; characterized by coarse indecent humor.

Usage examples (28)
  • The crowd laughed at the comedian's occasional ribald joke.
  • A final thought -- I would suggest that the Judicial Council refrain from using the term "ribald" to describe the jokes in question.
  • He tells ribald stories, then cackles like a schoolboy.
  • Lawford cast on the ribald Milt a somewhat angry glance. for more
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