What is another word for rabelaisian?

Pronunciation: [ɹe͡ɪblˈe͡ɪzi͡ən] (IPA)

The word "rabelaisian" refers to something that is boisterously or grossly humorous and often referring to sex or bodily functions. Synonyms for "rabelaisian" include bawdy, ribald, crude, vulgar, obscene, lewd, licentious, randy, outrageous, and irreverent. All of these terms describe something that is considered to be vulgar or inappropriate in polite society. They are often used to describe humor that is crude and low-brow, typically appealing to the baser instincts of human nature. While some may find this type of humor to be distasteful or offensive, others find it to be hilarious and entertaining. Regardless of personal taste, these synonyms offer a range of options for describing this type of humor.

What are the hypernyms for Rabelaisian?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Rabelaisian

She was, when not doing the queen, cordial, cheerful in manner, loving to have children about her, to spoil them with cakes and see them romp and dance; free and easy, cynical, rabelaisian, if I may use the expression, as such mongrel Frenchwomen are apt to grow with years; the nick-name which she gave to a member of a family where the tradition of her and her ways still persists, reveals a wealth of coarse fun which is rather strange in a woman who was once the Beatrice or Laura of a poet.
"The Countess of Albany"
Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
His burlesque invention of proper names, even in its wildest exaggeration, as in the high-sounding title assumed by Sagaristio in the Persa- Vaniloquidorus, Virginisvendonides, Nugipalamloquides, Argentumexterebronides, Tedigniloquides, Nummosexpalponides, Quodsemelarripides, Nunquampostreddonides- is a rabelaisian ebullition, stimulated by the novel contact with the Greek language, of the formative energy which he displays more legitimately in the creation of new Latin words and phrases.
"The Roman Poets of the Republic"
W. Y. Sellar
They are in the best sense rabelaisian.
"The Letters of William James, Vol. II"
William James

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