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    vulgar

    vulgar - Dictionary definition and meaning for word vulgar

    Definition
    (adj) lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    Synonyms : coarse , common , rough-cut , uncouth
    Example Sentence
    • he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • an untutored and uncouth human being
    • an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy
    • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
    • the vulgar display of the newly rich
    Definition
    (adj) of or associated with the great masses of people
    Synonyms : common , plebeian , unwashed
    Example Sentence
    • the common people in those days suffered greatly
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • his square plebeian nose
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
    • the unwashed masses
    Definition
    (adj) being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
    Synonyms : common , vernacular
    Example Sentence
    • common parlance
    • a vernacular term
    • vernacular speakers
    • the vulgar tongue of the masses
    • the technical and vulgar names for an animal species
    Definition
    (adj) conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
    Synonyms : crude , earthy , gross
    Example Sentence
    • coarse language
    • a crude joke
    • crude behavior
    • an earthy sense of humor
    • a revoltingly gross expletive
    • a vulgar gesture
    • full of language so vulgar it should have been edited
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