Origin of Rabelaisian
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Historical Examples of rabelaisian
The book and its Rabelaisian criticisms have been long since forgotten.
“Lost” was not the exact phrase, Boucher being a Rabelaisian wag, but it will pass.Fragonard
Except for these, the book is characterized by a truly Rabelaisian humor.
Thus mediæval play is epical in its Rabelaisian plainness of speech.Unicorns
We must stand on our feet in all our Rabelaisian nakedness, and watch the world fade.The Return
Walter de la Mare
1817, from French author François Rabelais (c.1490-1553), whose writings "are distinguished by exuberance of imagination and language combined with extravagance and coarseness of humor and satire." [OED]