scurrility

noun scur·ril·i·ty \ skə-ˈri-lə-tē \

Definition of scurrility

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

Examples of scurrility in a Sentence

  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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