2 dealing with salacious or indecent material; "a scabrous novel"
- covered with scales
or scabs, or otherwise
- After the incident with the gasoline, Noel's burnt arm remained scabrous, and was susceptible to infections.
- having indecent
sexual content or
connotation, i.e. "rough"
- The novel was a flagrantly scabrous bodice-ripper, and Rachael was ashamed to read it in public.