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  • adj. Of a ribald quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of a ribald quality.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Ribald; licentious; obscene; indecent.

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Examples

  • Here the bottle was brought out and passed round; and, after much blasphemous and ribaldrous conversation, a straw bed was made up on the floor, and Rodney laid down.

    The Runaway The Adventures of Rodney Roverton

  • He dissembled at first a great trembling, but presently throwing my arms aside, in a higher voice cry'd out: "Must you be prating, thou ribaldrous cut-throat whom, condemn'd for murdring thine host, nothing but the fall of the stage could have sav'd?

    The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter

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