Rabelaisian

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Calque of French rabelaisien.

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Rabelaisian (comparative more Rabelaisian, superlative most Rabelaisian)

  1. Pertaining to the works of Rabelais. Specifically, it means a style of satirical humour characterized by exaggerated characters and coarse jokes.

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