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.

The wretched affectation of scurrile laughter. Cowley.

A scurrile or obscene jest will better advance you at the court of Charles than father's ancient name. Sir W. Scott.


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