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RIBALD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ribald mean? 

RIBALD (noun)
  The noun RIBALD has 1 sense:

1. a ribald person; someone who uses vulgar and offensive language

  Familiarity information: RIBALD used as a noun is very rare.


RIBALD (adjective)
  The adjective RIBALD has 1 sense:

1. humorously vulgar

  Familiarity information: RIBALD used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RIBALD (noun)


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Meaning:

A ribald person; someone who uses vulgar and offensive language

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("ribald" is a kind of...):

vulgarian (a vulgar person (especially someone who makes a vulgar display of wealth))


RIBALD (adjective)


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Meaning:

Humorously vulgar

Synonyms:

bawdy; ribald; off-color

Context examples:

bawdy songs / off-color jokes / ribald language

Similar:

dirty ((of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency)


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