Synonyms for Scurrilous:


foul-mouthed, vulgar (adjective)
opprobrious, vituperative, insulting, obscene, raunchy, coarse, foul, shameless, dirty, abusive, nasty, defamatory, contumelious, ribald, gross, offensive, smutty, invective, lewd, slanderous, filthy.
insolent (adjective)
obscene (adjective)
opprobrious (adjective)
witty (adjective)
foxy, dry, droll, ingenious, intelligent, wily, smart, witty, resourceful, pointed, subtle, artful, brilliant, inventive, sly, sarcastic, jocular, scintillating, deft, shrewd, quick-witted, comical, urbane, joking, canny, adroit, sparkling, pithy, clever, tricky, astute, cunning, sophisticated, funny, crafty, sharp, waggish, quick, facetious.


defamatory, bad, libellous, compromising, discreditable, slanderous, degrading. attitude, contumelious, vituperative, invective, attack. indecent (noun)
obscene, coarse, vulgar, lewd, shameless, foulmouthed, ribald.
scurrilous (noun)
insulting, offensive, scornful, opprobrious, abusive.

Other synonyms:

lewd, Fescennine, libellous, compromising, discreditable, defamatory, degrading, scatologic, raunchy, slanderous. contumelious, barnyard, scatological, bawdy, ribald, vituperative, obscene. dirty, smutty. profane, filthy, vulgar. gross, coarse, nasty. broad, foul. bad. Other relevant words:
defamatory, attitude, attack, scatological, smutty, opprobrious, foul, shameless, insulting, scornful, dirty, invective, abusive, gross, vituperative, compromising, vulgar, foulmouthed, coarse, barnyard, slanderous, scatologic, contumelious, degrading, broad, filthy, Fescennine, libellous, raunchy, ribald, obscene, lewd, nasty, discreditable, offensive, bad, profane, bawdy.

Usage examples for scurrilous

  1. You little scurrilous wretch! – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  2. Their speeches, especially after the Restoration, tended to be boisterous, and even scurrilous – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. Your uncle, who heard about it at the club, says it is scurrilous – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham