coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgar(adj)
lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
"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"
common, plebeian, vulgar, unwashed(adj)
of or associated with the great masses of people
"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"
common, vernacular, vulgar(adj)
being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
"common parlance"; "a vernacular term"; "vernacular speakers"; "the vulgar tongue of the masses"; "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species"
crude, earthy, gross, vulgar(adj)
conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
"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"
Debased, uncouth, distasteful, obscene.
Having to do with ordinary, common people.
Origin: Middle English, from vulgaris, from volgus, vulgus, from wl̥k- (compare Welsh gwala, ἁλία εἰλέω, вєликъ.
of or pertaining to the mass, or multitude, of people; common; general; ordinary; public; hence, in general use; vernacular
belonging or relating to the common people, as distinguished from the cultivated or educated; pertaining to common life; plebeian; not select or distinguished; hence, sometimes, of little or no value
hence, lacking cultivation or refinement; rustic; boorish; also, offensive to good taste or refined feelings; low; coarse; mean; base; as, vulgar men, minds, language, or manners
one of the common people; a vulgar person
the vernacular, or common language
Origin: [L. vulgaris, from vulgus the multitude, the common people; of uncertain origin: cf. F. vulgaire. Cf. Divulge.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vul′gar, adj. pertaining to or used by the common people, native: public: common; national, vernacular: mean or low: rude.—n. the common people: the common language of a country.—ns. Vulgā′rian, a vulgar person: a rich unrefined person; Vulgarisā′tion, a making widely known: a making coarse or common.—v.t. Vul′garise, to make vulgar or rude.—ns. Vul′garism, a vulgar phrase: coarseness; Vulgar′ity, Vul′garness, quality of being vulgar: mean condition of life: rudeness of manners.—adv. Vul′garly.—n. Vul′gate, an ancient Latin version of the Scriptures, so called from its common use in the R.C. Church, prepared by Jerome in the fourth century, and pronounced 'authentic' by the Council of Trent.—Vulgar fraction, a fraction written in the common way.—The vulgar, the common people. [L. vulgaris—vulgus, the people.]
The numerical value of vulgar in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of vulgar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The need to be right -- the sign of a vulgar mind.
Frankly, it is vulgar to me that we're having a war of billionaires.
Arguments are to be avoided they are always vulgar and often convincing.
Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.
One should absorb the colour of life, but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar.
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Translations for vulgar
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- algemeen, vulgêr, platvloers, volks, ongepoets, gewoon, onbeskaafAfrikaans
- vulgarCatalan, Valencian
- gemen, obskøn, ordinær, uanstændig, simpel, vulgærDanish
- unanständig, vulgär, ordinär, Volks-, ungehobelt, allgemein, volkstümlich, unfein, gewöhnlich, vulgärsprachlich, ungebildet, gemeinGerman
- χυδαίος, πρόστυχος, αγοραίος, κοινόςGreek
- triviala, vulgaraEsperanto
- مبتذل, رکيکPersian
- rahvaanomainen, vulgaari, rivo, sivistymätön, kansanomainenFinnish
- vulgaire, obscèneFrench
- gràisgeilScottish Gaelic
- otromba, durva, trágár, közönséges, vulgárisHungarian
- vulgar, tak senonoh, cabul, jorok, kotorIndonesian
- osceno, indecente, volgare, trivialeItalian
- 汚い, 卑しい, 平民, 庶民的Japanese
- gewoon, obsceen, volks, smakeloos, ordinair, ruw, vulgair, gemeenDutch
- vulgærNorwegian Nynorsk
- vulgar, indecente, comum, popular, obscenoPortuguese
- comun, grosolan, obscen, ordinar, vulgarRomanian
- пошлый, неприличный, вульгарный, простонародный, непристойныйRussian
- pöbel-, vulgär, pöbelaktig, gemenSwedish
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