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Origin of ribald
OTHER WORDS FROM ribaldrib·ald·ly, adverb
Words nearby ribald
Example sentences from the Web for ribald
He is the master of ribald repartee; he could be cutting without being catty.'The Village Voice' Was Crazy to Fire Him: 5 Reasons Why Michael Musto Matters|Tricia Romano|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Bear and the Maiden Fair, The”: A traditional, if exceedingly ribald, song that is quite popular throughout Westeros.
The writer Daphne Merkin, who has covered ribald territory herself, proved just how game she is when contacted for this article.
At ABC, their ribald cop show, The Job, was jerked around the schedule before finally being canceled in 2002 after two seasons.
Nerto becomes a nun, but Don Rodrigue, with a band of ribald followers, succeeds in carrying her off with all the other nuns.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
At the center of the sanctuary stood Perrette the Ribald, her hair disheveled like a Bacchante's.
And at the trail's end the unkempt, ribald crew swarmed their dark and dirty camp as a band of pirates a galleon.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
Fromentin was singing,—a ribald marching song, an unprintable thing, salacious and vilifying the Boches.The Wasted Generation|Owen Johnson
He replied with a ribald tirade, and she warned that she would count ten-that if he remained a second longer she would fire.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine