1. Expressive of opprobrium; attaching disgrace; reproachful; scurrilous; as, opprobrious language.
They . . . vindicate themselves in terms no less opprobrious than those by which they are attacked. --Addison.
2. Infamous; despised; rendered hateful; as, an opprobrious name.
This dark, opprobrious den of shame. --Milton.
-- Op*pro*bri*ous*ly, adv. -- Op*pro*bri*ous*ness, n.