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English definition of “ribald”

ribald

adjective uk   /ˈrɪb.əld/ /ˈraɪ.bəld/ us    /ˈraɪ.bɔːld/ old-fashioned
describes language that refers to sex in a rude but humorous way: He entertained us with ribald stories.Relating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
(Definition of ribald from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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