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Synonyms for ribald

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Synonyms for ribald

a ribald person

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humorously vulgar

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Brown considers all the angles of many apocryphal stories, especially the ribald ones.
The popular image is of Calamity Jane as a ribald legend; but this attention to detailing her home life, motivations, and her rise to fame offers a more multifaceted perception of Calamity Jane than most histories, crafting an engaging discussion that is filled with historical references tempered by a dynamic tone during its solid attention to detail.
In excerpts from 12 works that draw on Comfort's political and gender satire and her signature rhythmic complexity the tone ranges from haunting to ribald. High points in this Lumberyard production will surely include Four Screaming Women (1982), Underground River (1998), Faith Healing (1993) and S/He (1995).
Kasdan's film is merrily divorced from realism and relinquishes the childlike innocence of the original for an all-guns-blazing assault on the senses including ribald humour that will be too saucy for very young children.
From vivid memories of his grandparents, to the shivaree "hosted" by friends and neighbors, to raising kids and grandkids, to the kind of friendly (if ribald) ribbing that passes between men who've known each other all their lives, it's all in black and white on these pages.
It's a good bet that this raucous, ribald, laugh-out-loud graphic novel will keep the stories and lessons of the Egyptian pantheon alive in the minds of current and future generations.
THE reliving of musical glories Filled the air with forgotten ribald parties, Drunken times and inspiration, Bitterness and brilliance, Cynicism and pride; We joined together in raucous celebration of times past, A generation or two had slipped by in the meantime Just like the Tyne had lazily dribbled But the young ones didn't know, notice or care As they sang and danced Twirling faux pirouettes and rocking hips; The interim epochs were encapsulated Wrapped in North Eastern love And set free in bubbles of sound That drifted away overhead on mandolin strings, On no pre-destined route Other than the breeze had in mind.
Full of sex and swearing, this romcom-style tale is refreshingly realistic, easy to relate to and combines ribald laughs with genuinely tear-jerking moments.
The vibrator's electric light soon illuminates emotional and relational illnesses, its role as a so-called solution to the women's melancholy in this play drawing the expected ribald, giddy laughter from the audience.
But she shows how characterizations of the beggar Jujaki in various regions and eras have also brought ribald humor and sly anti-royalist themes to the story.
NO WORDPLAY - THE EXCEPTION IS THE OCCASIONAL RIBALD LIMERICK, WHICH THE AMBASSAROD APPRECIATES WHEN APPROPRIATE.
Following four women as they attempt to navigate relationships, careers and one-night stands, this awkward hybrid of romantic comedy and ribald glrls-just-wanna-have-fun romp is so scattershot that it never earns any of its eventual heartstring tugging.
MacBride's trademarks - ribald humour and the authentic detail of the grind of police work are much in evidence, but there's plenty of drama as, while investigating a gangland style killing, Logan is dragged into a trap.
The book is divided into seven sections opening with 'The Opposite Sex' a selection of ribald and sometimes touching poems.
After 17 years away it would have been nice to get a little bit more of a sense of Carrott the man as much as the teasingly ribald showman.