Definitions for vulgarismˈvʌl gəˌrɪz əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vul•gar•ismˈvʌl gəˌrɪz əm(n.)

  1. vulgar behavior or character; vulgarity.

  2. a vulgar word or phrase.

Origin of vulgarism:

1635–45

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Vulgarism(noun)

    grossness; rudeness; vulgarity

  2. Vulgarism(noun)

    a vulgar phrase or expression

Freebase

  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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