Definition of Rabelaisian in English:

Rabelaisian

Line breaks: Rabe¦lais|ian
Pronunciation: /ˌrabəˈleɪzɪən
 
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adjective

Displaying earthy humour; bawdy: the conversation was often highly Rabelaisian
More example sentences
  • But his own description of life's eternal bounciness seems to me much more gaily Rabelaisian than is the novel as a whole.
  • The characters in this novel are representational, especially since they are given to us in larger-than-life Rabelaisian caricature.
  • Her appetites were as spirited as his and released an almost Rabelaisian exuberance in them both.
Synonyms
ribald, racy, bawdy, vulgar, coarse, earthy, risqué, lewd, blue, spicy; exuberant, uninhibited, vigorous, lively; satirical, parodic, irreverent, disrespectful
informal raunchy

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