Definition of Rabelaisian adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌræbəˈleɪziən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌræbəˈleɪziən//
; BrE BrE//ˌræbəˈleɪʒn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌræbəˈleɪʒn//
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dealing with sex and the human body in a rude but humorous way From the French writer François Rabelais, whose works dealt with sex and the body in this way.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Rabelaisian