WORD OF THE DAY.pngscurrilous

                    from a Latin root meaning "buffoon"

  1. Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, slanderous or abusive language; foul-mouthed.
  2. Expressed in vulgar, coarse, and abusive language.
  3. Used most frequently in news reports of celebrities and popular people.


This is a scurrilous attack.

                                   The scurrilous rumor about the noble family is damaging their reputation.

                                   The King faced the scurrilous accusations with poise and grace.