Definitions for vulgarismˈvʌl gəˌrɪz əm
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obscenity, smut, vulgarism, filth, dirty word(noun)
an offensive or indecent word or phrase
coarseness, commonness, grossness, vulgarity, vulgarism, raunch(noun)
the quality of lacking taste and refinement
A word or term that is considered offensive or vulgar.
"Shit" is a vulgarism.
A spelling, word, or phrase used in common speech that is considered improper or incorrect for formal communication.
Editors of newspapers allow more vulgarisms to go to print today than they used to.
grossness; rudeness; vulgarity
a vulgar phrase or expression
Origin: [Cf. F. vulgarisme.]
A vulgarism, also called scurrility, is a colloquialism of an unpleasant action or unrefined character, which substitutes a coarse, indecorous word where the context might lead the reader to expect a more refined expression.
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