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scurrilous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Scurrilous  \Scur"ril*ous\,  a.  [See  Scurrile.] 
  1.  Using  the  low  and  indecent  language  of  the  meaner  sort  of 
  people,  or  such  as  only  the  license  of  buffoons  can 
  warrant;  as  a  scurrilous  fellow. 
 
  2.  Containing  low  indecency  or  abuse;  mean  foul;  vile; 
  obscenely  jocular;  as  scurrilous  language. 
 
  The  absurd  and  scurrilous  sermon  which  had  very 
  unwisely  been  honored  with  impeachment.  --Macaulay. 
 
  Syn:  Opprobrious;  abusive;  reproachful;  insulting;  insolent; 
  offensive;  gross;  vile;  vulgar;  low  foul;  foul-mouthed; 
  indecent;  scurrile;  mean  --  {Scur"ril*ous*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Scur"ril*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  scurrilous 
  adj  :  expressing  offensive  reproach  [syn:  {abusive},  {insulting}, 
  {opprobrious},  {scornful}] 




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