scurrilously


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scur·ri·lous

 (skûr′ə-ləs, skŭr′-)
adj.
1. Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
2. Expressed in vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
3. Of a malicious or slanderous nature; defamatory: "The law affords them wide First Amendment protection ... even when they write scurrilous lies" (Richard Curtis).

scur′ri·lous·ly adv.
scur′ri·lous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.scurrilously - in a scurrilously manner; "one paper scurrilously described how Edward was neglecting a bereaved mother to dance attendance on Wally"
Translations
ببَذاءَه
sprostě
fornærmendegroft
ordenáré módon
á meinyrtan hátt
sövüp sayarak

scurrilously

[ˈskʌrɪləslɪ] ADVcon calumnias

scurrilously

adv (= abusively)verleumderisch; (= indecently)unflätig, zotig

scurrilously

[ˈskʌrɪləslɪ] advin modo scurrile

scurrilous

(ˈskariləs) , ((American) ˈskə:-) adjective
insulting or abusive. a scurrilous poem.
ˈscurrilously adverb
ˈscurrilousness noun
References in classic literature ?
Nay," interrupted the Friar, "I bid thee speak not so scurrilously neither, lest thou mayst perchance feel the prick of an inch or so of blue steel.
Reviewing Le Desordre et la nuit (1958), he remarks somewhat scurrilously that, if director Gilies Grangier is appreciated by his producers, it is because he spares them any surprises.
But I'm sure their pain is as nothing compared to that visited upon Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, who is suing Forbes Rich List for scurrilously and cruelly suggesting he's only worth PS20billion, which makes him only the 26th-wealthiest gent on the planet.
Wolf went so far as to scurrilously compare Bigelow's film to Leni
She takes to task proclaimers who see freedom as some entitlement to smash and destroy the property of others, to unleash mobs which bring fear to citizens, who lift not a finger to admonish wanton and mindless violence, and who scurrilously and secretly sponsor sectarianism with a view to destroying the very fabric of Bahraini society.
LUGPA leaders stressed that the study grossly misrepresents the prevailing urological standard of care and scurrilously criticizes physicians for adopting evidence based clinical protocols.
The problem with all such forums is that all text turns up in the same typeface whether it's been written by Paul Nicholls or someone scurrilously trying to claim one of Nicholls's stars has suffered a setback.
41) The 'oppressed, imprisoned and scurrilously derided' of England, Johnson continued, were to be gathered together and 'shipped for his service, in the Western World, and more especially for the planting' of the colonies of New England.
But now these exchanges are - scurrilously, criminally - in the public arena, they can't simply be ignored.
Conversely, those who are scurrilously defamed often have to choose between avoiding the expense of stressful litigation and letting their reputation remain tarnished for ever.
Last year's league batting prize winner fell off the last ball of the innings, attempting to hit his sixth maximum, proving beyond doubt his commitment to the team cause rather than preserving his average as some have scurrilously suggested.
He later recalled that at the meeting, the Methodists "spoke very scurrilously of the Baptists, and our way of baptizing.