Meaning of scurrility in English:


Pronunciation /skəˈrɪlɪti/

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mass noun
  • The quality of being scurrilous.

    ‘a mixture of humour and mild scurrility’
    • ‘Its ethos: ‘We shall banish from our Paper, all Party and Politics, and their constant attendants, scurrility and scandal.’’
    • ‘But scurrility and elitism should have has no place in these forums.’
    • ‘But some way before halftime - though the pace and scurrility never slacken - it all starts to wear a bit thin.’
    • ‘The host has more success with a mixture of humour and mild scurrility.’
    • ‘Anonymous letters echoed all these attacks in every key of scurrility.’
    abuse, scurrilousness, disparagement, denigration, deprecation, insult, defamation, slander, libel, scandal, calumny, aspersions, invective, opprobrium, vituperation, vitriol, venom
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