What does Scurrilous mean?

Definitions for Scurrilous
ˈskɜr ə ləs, ˈskʌr-Scur·rilous

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Scurrilous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abusive, opprobrious, scurrilous(adj)

    expressing offensive reproach

Wiktionary

  1. scurrilous(Adjective)

    given to vulgar verbal abuse; foul-mouthed

  2. scurrilous(Adjective)

    coarse, vulgar, abusive, or slanderous

  3. Origin: From scurrilis, from scurra.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scurrilous(adj)

    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. Scurrilous(adj)

    containing low indecency or abuse; mean; foul; vile; obscenely jocular; as, scurrilous language

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scurrilous

    skur′ril-us, adj. using scurrility or language befitting a vulgar buffoon: indecent: vile: vulgar: opprobrious: grossly abusive.—adjs. Scur′ril, Scur′rile, buffoon-like: jesting: foul-mouthed: low.—n. Scurril′ity, buffoonery: low or obscene jesting: indecency of language: vulgar abuse.—adv. Scur′rilously.—n. Scur′rilousness. [L. scurrilisscurra, a buffoon.]

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How to say Scurrilous in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scurrilous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scurrilous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Scurrilous in a Sentence

  1. Michael Plonsker:

    James will not only fully defend himself, but will also seek damages from the plaintiffs and their attorneys for filing this scurrilous publicity seeking lawsuit.

  2. Monsignor Charles Pope:

    Facebook is entitled to do whatever they want, i just think it’s incredibly foolish on their part to try and people this way. I can understand if people have something ugly or nefarious or scurrilous in their name.

  3. Monsignor Charles Pope:

    Facebook is entitled to do whatever they want, i just think it’s incredibly foolish on their part to try and treat people this way. I can understand if people have something ugly or nefarious or scurrilous in their name.

  4. National Action Network:

    Comcast has engaged in good faith negotiations with this programmer for many years. It is disappointing that they have decided to file a frivolous lawsuit. We will defend vigorously against the scurrilous allegations in this complaint and fully expect that the court will dismiss them.

  5. Cory Booker:

    I've said time and time again that this is unacceptable, that if you come after Joe Biden, you're going to have to deal with me in this case. There is no — as you said — these are baseless, unfounded, scurrilous lies, plain and simple, trying to undermine the character of one of the statesmen of our country, not our party, but our country. And so, yeah, you've got a problem with me.

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