Meaning of ribald

rib•ald

Pronunciation: (rib'uld spelling pron. rī'buld), [key]
— adj.
  1. vulgar or indecent in speech, language, etc.; coarsely mocking, abusive, or irreverent; scurrilous.
—n.
  1. a ribald person.
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