Rabelaisian

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Rab·e·lai·si·an

 (răb′ə-lā′zē-ən, -zhən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Rabelais or his works.
2. Characterized by coarse humor or bold caricature.
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Rabelaisian

(ˌræbəˈleɪzɪən; -ʒən)
adj
of, relating to, or resembling the work of Rabelais, esp by broad, often bawdy humour and sharp satire
n
a student or admirer of Rabelais
ˌRabeˈlaisianism n
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Rab•e•lai•si•an

(ˌræb əˈleɪ zi ən, -ʒən)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or suggesting Rabelais or his broad, coarse humor.
[1855–60]
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Rabelaisian

1. a person who imitates or is an enthusiast for the works of Francois Rabelais.
2. a person given to coarse, satirical humor, like that of Rabelais. — Rabelaisian, adj.
See also: Humor
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Rabelaisian - of or relating to or characteristic of Francois Rabelais or his works; "Rabelaisian characters"
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Translations

Rabelaisian

[ˌræbəˈleɪzɪən] ADJrabelasiano
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Rabelaisian

adj
(of Rabelais)des Rabelais
(= like Rabelais)im Stile Rabelais’
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