Scurrile

Scur"rile

(?), a. [L. scurrilis, fr. scurra a bufoon, jester: cf. F. scurrile.] Such as befits a buffoon or vulgar jester; grossly opprobrious or loudly jocose in language; scurrilous; as, scurrile taunts.
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The wretched affectation of scurrile laughter.
Cowley.
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A scurrile or obscene jest will better advance you at the court of Charles than your father's ancient name.
Sir W. Scott.
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