RIBALD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RIBALD
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 a.  coarse or indecent; humorously vulgar or offensive
Classic Sentence:
1  Now there happened to be among them a ribald fellow, whose name was Ctesippus, and who came from Same.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XX
2  He could tell, with apparent sincerity and approval, stories of courage and honor and virtue and love in the odd places he had been, and follow them with ribald stories of coldest cynicism.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
3  You have told us of their gloating lips; you heard their ribald laugh as they clutched the moving bag that the Count threw to them.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  The second point is: I hate ribaldry and ribald talkers.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: IV
Example Sentence:
1  He sang a ribald song that offended many of the more prudish listeners.
2  Chaucer's monk is not pious but salacious. a teller of lewd tales and ribald jests.
3  The new Bandidos are just as ribald and rebellious as the originals, whom the cops used to chase day and night.