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[skur-il, -ahyl, skuhr-] /ˈskɜr ɪl, -aɪl, ˈskʌr-/
adjective, Archaic.
Origin of scurrile
1560-70; < Latin scurrīlis jeering, equivalent to scurr(a) buffoon + -īlis -ile Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • His companions laughed merrily, and burst out into a scurrile song in ridicule of St. Trochu.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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