What does vulgarize mean?

Definitions for vulgarizeˈvʌl gəˌraɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vulgarize.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. popularize, popularise, vulgarize, vulgarise, generalize, generalise(verb)

    cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use

    "They popularized coffee in Washington State"; "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"

  2. vulgarise, vulgarize(verb)

    debase and make vulgar

    "The Press has vulgarized Love and Marriage"

  3. vulgarize, vulgarise(verb)

    act in a vulgar manner

    "The drunkard tends to vulgarize"


  1. vulgarize(Verb)

    To express or re-express something in a base, common, or lewd manner; to make something commonplace; to make something vulgar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vulgarize

    to make vulgar, or common

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. vulgariser, LL. vulgarizare.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vulgarize in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vulgarize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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