vulgarism


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vul·gar·ism

 (vŭl′gə-rĭz′əm)
n.
1. Vulgarity.
2.
a. A crudely indecent word or phrase; an obscenity.
b. A word, phrase, or manner of expression used chiefly by uneducated people.

vulgarism

(ˈvʌlɡəˌrɪzəm)
n
1. a coarse, crude, or obscene expression
2. (Linguistics) a word or phrase found only in the vulgar form of a language
3. another word for vulgarity

vul•gar•ism

(ˈvʌl gəˌrɪz əm)

n.
1. vulgar behavior or character; vulgarity.
2. a vulgar word or phrase.
[1635–45]

vulgarism

a word or phrase used chiefly in coarse, colloquial speech. — vulgarian, vulgarist, n.
See also: Language
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vulgarism - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
cock, pecker, peter, dick, putz, prick, tool, shaft - obscene terms for penis
dogshit, horseshit, Irish bull, bullshit, crap, shit, bull - obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
chickenshit - a false statement that is considered to indicate timidity or fear
bawdry, bawdy - lewd or obscene talk or writing; "it was smoking-room bawdry"; "they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy"
scatology - a preoccupation with obscenity (especially that dealing with excrement or excretory functions)
profanity - vulgar or irreverent speech or action
dickhead, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, asshole, bastard, son of a bitch, whoreson, cocksucker, SOB, shit - insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
peeing, pissing, pee, piss - informal terms for urination; "he took a pee"
bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, sweet Fanny Adams - little or nothing at all; "I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all"; "I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery"
poop, shit, shite, turd, crap, dirt - obscene terms for feces
2.vulgarism - the quality of lacking taste and refinementvulgarism - the quality of lacking taste and refinement
inelegance - the quality of lacking refinement and good taste

vulgarism

noun
A term that offends against established usage standards:
Translations

vulgarism

[ˈvʌlgərɪzəm] Nvulgarismo m

vulgarism

nGassenausdruck m, → primitiver Ausdruck; (= swearword)vulgärer Ausdruck
References in classic literature ?
Visions of good and ill breeding, of old vulgarisms and new gentilities, were before her; and she was meditating much upon silver forks, napkins, and finger-glasses.
So, aware that he can never afford to alienate his base, Trump won them back with his vulgarism.
Karl Henry, personal trainer "Not a fan of his vulgarism, but McGregor is a great example of positivity, hard work, commitment, focus & goal setting.
What is happening at the moment in Macedonia's culture is classical neo-barbarism led by Alagjozovski, whose vulgarism and shamelessness is not worth commenting," the party said.
Certainly, the word was understood as a vulgarism even in the bleak racial climate of the 1860s.
Muhammad Mahboob, an official of the CBA asserted that due to security issues and vulgarism the park was commuted to family park and also people had the number of complaints against it.
The administration will not allow any FM radio or cable operator to air programs spreading vulgarism.
I watched Monday night's debate with a group of mostly Spanish-speaking people at a local law office, and one woman showed up in a T-shirt with a Spanish vulgarism under the Republican candidate's picture.
Terhune's epithet was probably derived from the German vulgarism Scheisser, which literally means "one that defecates.
reject Western Societies vulgarism, relativism, and nihilism that effects its lack of sexual morality that conflicts sharply with Jewish values.
where a populist right wing of the Republican party has dubbed itself the Tea Party, Palin and other copy-cat candidates following in her wake have been dubbed the "Tea Party Crumpets": crumpet like tart is a vulgarism for a sexually desirable woman (on metaphorical lexicalizations of woman as dessert, see Hines; on misogynist epithets in general, see Caputi).
146) "Nip Vulgarism in the Bud," Gaelic American 3 Sept.