Definitions for rabelaisianˌræb əˈleɪ zi ən, -ʒən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Rab•e•lai•si•anˌræb əˈleɪ zi ən, -ʒən(adj.)
of, pertaining to, or suggesting Rabelais or his broad, coarse humor.
Origin of Rabelaisian:
of or relating to or characteristic of Francois Rabelais or his works
Pertaining to the works of Rabelais. Specifically, it means a style of satirical humour characterized by exaggerated characters and coarse jokes.
Origin: Calque of rabelaisien.
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