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scurrilous (adj.)

"using such language as only the licence of a buffoon can warrant" [Johnson], 1570s, from scurrile "coarsely joking" (c. 1500, implied in scurrility), from Latin scurrilis "buffoonlike," from scurra "fashionable city idler, man-about-town," later "buffoon." According to Klein's sources, "an Etruscan loan-word." Related: Scurrilously; scurrilousness.

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Definitions of scurrilous from WordNet

scurrilous (adj.)
expressing offensive reproach;
Synonyms: abusive / opprobrious
From wordnet.princeton.edu