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  • adj. Like a ribald.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a ribald.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Disposed to ribaldry.


ribald +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)


  • The khan's wild hilarity and ribaldish jeers at the expense of his two subordinates, as he stands on the solid foundation of a feat happily already accomplished and surveys their trepidation, and hears their prayers as they are pulled like human dinghies through the water, is in such ludicrous contrast to his own prayerful utterances under the same circumstances a minute before that my own risibilities are not to be wholly controlled.

    Around the World on a Bicycle - Volume II From Teheran To Yokohama


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