scurrilous

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin scurrilis (buffoon-like), from scurra (a buffoon).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈskɜɹələs/, /ˈskʌɹələs/

AdjectiveEdit

scurrilous (comparative more scurrilous, superlative most scurrilous)

  1. (of a person) given to vulgar verbal abuse; foul-mouthed
  2. (of language) coarse, vulgar, abusive, or slanderous

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Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 01:03