Origin: Its first usage dates back to 1570-80. It has originated from the combination of two words scurrile and ous. Scurrile is an archaic usage for scurrilous and ous is a suffix forming adjectives.

1) An obscenely abusive attack on someone
2) Something characterised by low buffoonery/obscene humour or offensive humour, abusive language or coarse language.

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