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.
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.
For instance, slang could be contrasted with colloquialism, non-standard language, vulgarism, taboo, euphemism, jargon, idiom, neologism or dialect, while African American could be compared to African American Vernacular English, Afro-American Vernacular English, Black English Vernacular, Ebonics or Gangsta Talk.
And now when you come to print these fragments, would it not be well if you were to stoop to the vulgarism of prefixing some word of introduction, as other people do, you know, .
10) 63 Most extensive (7) 64 Taggart actor (4,6) 68 Vulgarism (9) 69 Cancel out (7) 70 Spectrum (5) 72 Ham it up
The value of the Void Archetype or stillness in the journey towards the future is that revelations, self-criticism and comprehensive awareness are impossible where everybody seeks for attention and where significance is given to outward shows of carnality, impropriety, and vulgarism as exemplified by the ingloriousness of Jute and Sam especially.
Of course, this demonic film that is rife with vulgarism throughout may have various purposes.
He argues that human rights discourse does not belong to vulgarism of cultural relativity, which has unfortunately been one of important contributions to social reconstruction of rights during the twentieth century.
KARACHI -- Jamaat-e Islami (JI) Karachi Chief Muhammad Hussain Mahenti has expressed grave concern over nudity and vulgarism being aired through Pakistani private television channels, outdoor advertisers and organizers of fashion shows
At one point, saying that blaming Iran for the world's problems was futile, he used a Persian expression that can be loosely translated as "that breast has gone away with the bogeyman", but with a vulgarism for the body part".
They also talked about the importance of culture and its role in solving global crises and the prophecy of both Islam and Christianity in campaign against cultural vulgarism.