Meaning of “ribald” in the English Dictionary

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"ribald" in British English

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ribaldadjective

uk /ˈrɪb.əld/ /ˈraɪ.bəld/ us /ˈrɪb.əld/ /ˈraɪ.bɔːld/ old-fashioned

Ribald language refers to sex in a rude but humorous way:

He entertained us with ribald stories.

(Definition of “ribald” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)