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synonyms for ribaldry

  • abomination
  • affront
  • atrocity
  • bawdiness
  • bawdry
  • blight
  • blueness
  • coarseness
  • curse
  • dirt
  • dirtiness
  • evil
  • filth
  • filthiness
  • foulness
  • immodesty
  • impropriety
  • impurity
  • indecency
  • indelicacy
  • lewdness
  • licentiousness
  • lubricity
  • offense
  • outrage
  • porn
  • pornography
  • profanity
  • prurience
  • salacity
  • scatology
  • scurrility
  • sleaze
  • smut
  • smuttiness
  • swearword
  • vileness
  • vulgarity
  • wrong
  • X-rating
  • dirty name
  • dirty word
  • four-letter word
  • suggestiveness
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antonyms for ribaldry

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  • blessing
  • cleanliness
  • compliment
  • decency
  • delight
  • goodness
  • happiness
  • joy
  • kindness
  • modesty
  • morality
  • pleasantry
  • purity
  • right
  • sterility
  • tastefulness
  • virtue
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How to use ribaldry in a sentence

Then, as the curses and ribaldry died away, he emerged slowly as from beneath a stupefying load.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
A Sandwich Islander appreciates this when he salutes a British crew in terms compounded of oaths and ribaldry.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
These were silent or even made some efforts to restrain the ribaldry of their men.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
The day wore on to noon, and still ribaldry was master of the wynds.
AULD LICHT IDYLLSJ. M. BARRIE
Two out of a vast number may be selected as painful evidences of a departed century's tombstone ribaldry.
IN SEARCH OF GRAVESTONES OLD AND CURIOUSW.T. (WILLIAM THOMAS) VINCENT
No ribaldry in a lady's presence, or in a trice thou shalt have none of these, either!
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
So that you are under a necessity either of taking Ribaldry or Nonsence.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
That there is a great difference between Ribaldry, and handsom Rallying.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
And because Ribaldry is used for Sport, a passage or two from Quintilian, may not be unseasonable.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
The air at night was laden with ribaldry and the sounds of guns.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
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WORDS RELATED TO RIBALDRY

  • dirt
  • filth
  • profanity
  • ribaldry
  • scatology
  • smut
  • vulgarity
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