Definition of ribaldish in English:

ribaldish

Pronunciation /ˈrɪbldɪʃ/

adjective

  • Of the nature of or characteristic of a ribald; (now especially of a joke, song, etc.) quite ribald, somewhat ribald.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Tyndale (c1494–1536), translator of the Bible and religious reformer. From ribald + -ish.