from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language; foul-mouthed.
- adj. Expressed in vulgar, coarse, and abusive language.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. given to vulgar verbal abuse; foul-mouthed
- adj. coarse, vulgar, abusive, or slanderous
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Using the low and indecent language of the meaner sort of people, or such as only the license of buffoons can warrant.
- adj. Containing low indecency or abuse; mean; foul; vile; obscenely jocular.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Using or given to the use of low and indecent language; scurril; indecently or grossly abusive or railing.
- Containing low indecency or abuse; foul; vile: as, scurrilous language.
- Opprobrious; abusive; offensive.
- Synonyms Ribald, blackguard, indecent, coarse, vulgar, gross.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. expressing offensive reproach
From Latin scurrilis ("buffoon-like"), from scurra ("a buffoon"). (Wiktionary)