Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / ribald
FEEDBACK

ribald

See definition of ribald on Dictionary.com

How to use ribald in a sentence

Nerto becomes a nun, but Don Rodrigue, with a band of ribald followers, succeeds in carrying her off with all the other nuns.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
At the center of the sanctuary stood Perrette the Ribald, her hair disheveled like a Bacchante's.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
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 STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Fromentin was singing,—a ribald marching song, an unprintable thing, salacious and vilifying the Boches.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN 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, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
There was a brief description and a good deal of dialogue—her reproaches and their ribald replies.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
He struggled to his feet, forgot his wrath on the instant, and began to sing drunkenly the words of a ribald air.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Gerald caught but one glance at the ribald portrait, and then with a spring he seized and tore it into atoms.
GERALD FITZGERALDCHARLES JAMES LEVER
He preferred the ribald, mans-size oaths of the shanty men, the crackling blasphemies which embellished their speech.
THE BOSS OF WIND RIVERDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
Escanes, goblet in hand, was singing a ribald song, the chorus of which was taken up by the group of young men nearest to him.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
AUGUST 2, 2021
Choose the synonym for prestige
scuttlebutt

WORDS RELATED TO RIBALD

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

WORD OF THE DAY

integumentnoun | [in-teg-yuh-muhnt ]SEE DEFINITION