Definition of scurrilous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

scurrilous

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈskərələs//
 
(formal)
 
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very rude and insulting, and intended to damage someone's reputation scurrilous rumors He wrote a scurrilous piece about me in the local press.
scurrilously
 
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adverb
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