scurrility


scur·ril·i·ty

noun \skə-ˈri-lə-tē\
plural scur·ril·i·ties

Definition of SCURRILITY

1
:  the quality or state of being scurrilous
2
a :  scurrilous or abusive language
b :  an offensively rude or abusive remark

Examples of SCURRILITY

  1. <a discussion on some hot-button social issues in which any pretense to civility quickly gave way to intransigence and scurrility>

First Known Use of SCURRILITY

1508

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