American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The quality of being vulgar, coarse, or abusive.
- n. A vulgar, coarse, or abusive remark or passage.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being scurril or scurrilous; low, vile, buffoon-like scoffing or jeering; indecent or gross abusiveness or railing; vulgar, indecent, or abusive language.
- n. A scurrilous remark, attack, or outburst; an abusive tirade.
- n. Something that is scurrilous.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being scurrile or scurrilous; mean, vile, or obscene jocularity.
- n. That which is scurrile or scurrilous; gross or obscene language; low buffoonery; vulgar abuse.
- n. foul-mouthed or obscene abuse
“Or obscenity or foolish talking or scurrility, which is to no purpose: but rather giving of thanks.”
“Even from the eutrapelia which might signify a bon-mot, literally, and which certainly is not "scurrility," unless the apostle was ironical, reflecting on jokes with heathen considered”
“How, that is to say, can we account for what Terry Eagleton, in The Function of Criticism, calls the "scurrility" and "sectarian virulence" (37) of the Quarterly and the Edinburgh Reviews?”
“Hence the slang and scurrility which issued from the lips of the serious Professor, and hence also the weighty words and grave statements which fell from the careless student.”
“scurrility," i.e. a kind of levity resulting from lack of reason, which is unable not only to bridle the speech, but also to restrain outward behavior.”
“Second, and perhaps more importantly, it is we the voters who will be to blame if we succumb to the scurrility of that which is being foisted upon us by the campaign should the Republicans take the top two offices.”
““Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood.””
“And yet, the next time you tune into Limbaugh's censorious circus of insensitive scurrility, give him a kind thought.”
“We can cheer the fact that these days, newspapers, TV networks, politicians and parties that traffic in scurrility imperil only their own reputations.”
“Comitas is a virtue between rusticity and scurrility, two extremes, as affability is between flattery and contention, it must not exceed; but be still accompanied with that  ἀβλάβεια or innocency, quae nemini nocet, omnem injuriae, oblationem abhorrens, hurts no man, abhors all offer of injury.”
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