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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.
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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
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vul•gar•ism

(ˈvʌl gəˌrɪz əm)

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

a word or phrase used chiefly in coarse, colloquial speech. — vulgarian, vulgarist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vulgarism - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
cock, pecker, peter, dick, putz, prick, tool, shaft - obscene terms for penis
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
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
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vulgarism

noun
A term that offends against established usage standards:
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Translations

vulgarism

[ˈvʌlgərɪzəm] Nvulgarismo m
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vulgarism

nGassenausdruck m, → primitiver Ausdruck; (= swearword)vulgärer Ausdruck
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Israel was built as a putative "haven" for Jews, true, but only freakish, venal and self-destructive Jews lead it, Jews with a penchant for the vulgarisms of apartheid.
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There are other distractions: The copy editor allowed the use of inanimate possessives, split infinitives, verb phrases broken by adverbs, and indefinite antecedents; "so" is used as a coordinating conjunction; there are numerous vague vulgarisms and inaccuracies such as "awful" [for "very bad"], "a lot" [meaning "many"], and "good deal" [for measurement].
An editorial in the Wairarapa Standard and Featberston Advocate, headed 'Socialist Literature', said the book 'contains so many vulgarisms as to positively outrage the sense of any clean-minded person'.
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Some children, wishing to attract attention or express their dissatisfaction and anger, repeat vulgarisms they had heard.
The comments were couched as criticism of former President Mahmud Ahmadinejad, who was often criticized for using vulgarisms in his speeches.