Meaning of ribaldy in English:

ribaldy

Pronunciation /ˈrɪbldi/

noun

rare
  • Ribaldry.

    Apparently unattested between the 16th and 19th centuries.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in St. George. From Anglo-Norman rebaudie, Anglo-Norman and Old French, Middle French ribaudie, Middle French ribauldie from ribaut + -ie; influenced in form by ribald and ribald.