Part of speech:
The quality or condition of being vulgar.
Something, as foreign matter or a pollutant, that renders something else impure
A transgression of law; a crime.
A lack of courtesy or politeness; rudeness
An improper or unacceptable use of a word or phrase (Ex.: “borrow” for “lend”)
Indecorous conduct, speech, etc.
An example of ribald language or humor
(Countable) An indelicate act or statement
A word root in a Semitic language which consists of four letters
Writings, pictures, etc. intended primarily to arouse sexual desire
(Bot.) Any of various plant diseases, esp. of cereal grasses, characterized by the appearance of masses of black spores which usually break up into a fine powder
Conformity with what is proper or fitting
Cleanness or clearness
Sensitivity to what is proper; propriety.
Boastful or arrogant:
Not suitable for or consistent with the purpose or circumstances; poorly adapted; unfit
Of speech, that it is crude and offensive, typically in a sexual manner.
Slightly at odds with established standards of propriety; somewhat improper, offensive, or coarse:
(Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
The definition of ribald is something that references sexual matters in a bawdy or humorous way.
Ill-mannered, discourteous, or insulting:
Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
A scurrilous act or remark
Surroundings or services deemed necessary for an acceptable standard of living.
Virtue is defined as moral excellence.
Modesty is defined as the act of showing reserve in behavior or clothes.
An improper act or statement
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