Thesaurus / ribaldry

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The petitions of the pious were matched by the ribaldry of the profligate.

He was a chaste and pure writer, avoiding the ribaldry and obscenity of the age.

These were silent or even made some efforts to restrain the ribaldry of their men.

The Lion's BroodDuffield Osborne

They know the paper before them to be a hoax, but do they believe in the ribaldry, the calumny, the less on that account?

WinterslowWilliam Hazlitt

If he did riot presume to rebuke the ribaldry of his master, neither would he condescend to smile at it.

Then, as the curses and ribaldry died away, he emerged slowly as from beneath a stupefying load.

She paused on the threshold, as though the ribaldry took her in the face like a blast of hot wind.

Brother CopasSir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

He twittered a snatch of ribaldry that made my foot twitch in my boot.

The Yeoman AdventurerGeorge W. Gough

If that stage, with its grossness and ribaldry, Separation between the stage and literature.

But the silence of the churchyard is now broken by a voice—not of the youth—nor a voice of laughter and ribaldry.

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