Definitions for vulgarismˈvʌl gəˌrɪz əm

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. obscenity, smut, vulgarism, filth, dirty word(noun)

    an offensive or indecent word or phrase

  2. coarseness, commonness, grossness, vulgarity, vulgarism, raunch(noun)

    the quality of lacking taste and refinement

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  1. vulgarism(Noun)

    A word or term that is considered offensive or vulgar.

    "Shit" is a vulgarism.

  2. vulgarism(Noun)

    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.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vulgarism(noun)

    grossness; rudeness; vulgarity

  2. Vulgarism(noun)

    a vulgar phrase or expression

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. vulgarisme.]

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  1. Vulgarism

    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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