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He is the master of ribald repartee; he could be cutting without being catty.

“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.

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.

Fromentin was singing,—a ribald marching song, an unprintable thing, salacious and vilifying the Boches.

He replied with a ribald tirade, and she warned that she would count ten-that if he remained a second longer she would fire.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ribald, such as: bawdy, coarse, foul-mouthed, lewd, naughty, and off-color.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.