scurrile

adjective
scur·​rile | \ ˈskər-əl How to pronounce scurrile (audio) , ˈskə-rəl \
variants: or scurril

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performs a scurrile comedy routine that is guaranteed to rile people on the right

First Known Use of scurrile

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scurrile

Middle French scurrile, from Latin scurrilis, from scurra buffoon

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The first known use of scurrile was in 1567

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“Scurrile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scurrile. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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