What are some opposite words for vulgar?

Antonyms for vulgar
ˈvʌl gərvul·gar

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term vulgar.

Wiktionary

  1. vulgaradjective

    Debased, uncouth, distasteful, obscene.

    Synonyms:
    uncouth, inappropriate, obscene, debased, offensive

  2. vulgaradjective

    Having to do with ordinary, common people.

    Synonyms:
    common, popular, ordinary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgaradjective

    lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

    "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich"

    Antonyms:
    formal, noble, refined, decent

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, rough-cut, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, crude, earthy, gross, roughhewn, plebeian, common, harsh

  2. common, plebeian, vulgar, unwashedadjective

    of or associated with the great masses of people

    "the common people in those days suffered greatly"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "his square plebeian nose"; "a vulgar and objectionable person"; "the unwashed masses"

    Antonyms:
    decent, formal, noble, refined

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, crude, earthy, common, plebeian, rough-cut, gross

  3. common, vernacular, vulgaradjective

    being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language

    "common parlance"; "a vernacular term"; "vernacular speakers"; "the vulgar tongue of the masses"; "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species"

    Antonyms:
    refined, decent, noble, formal

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, crude, earthy, common, plebeian, rough-cut, gross

  4. crude, earthy, gross, vulgaradjective

    conspicuously and tastelessly indecent

    "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"

    Antonyms:
    noble, decent, formal, refined

    Synonyms:
    rough, plebeian, gross, rank, coarse, perfect(a), consummate(a), unadulterated, raw, primitive, common, flagrant, arrant(a), porcine, crying(a), unwashed, staring(a), sodding(a), megascopic, unrefined, rough-cut, glaring, crude(a), rude, crude, complete(a), gross(a), egregious, double-dyed(a), stark(a), vernacular, pure(a), unprocessed, uncouth, blunt, everlasting(a), down-to-earth, earthy, thoroughgoing(a), utter(a)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vulgaradjective

    Antonyms:
    refined, dainty, pure, chaste

    Synonyms:
    unrefined, plebeian, ignoble, low-born, coarse, inelegant, ribald, risque, broad, gross

How to use vulgar in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    Arguments are to be avoided they are always vulgar and often convincing.

  2. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    Commerce has set the mark of selfishness, the signet of its all-enslaving power, upon a shining ore, and called it gold: before whose image bow the vulgar great, the vainly rich, the miserable proud, the mob of peasants, nobles, priests, and kings, and with blind feelings reverence the power that grinds them to the dust of misery.

  3. Hilaire Belloc:

    Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone.

  4. Kelvin Cochran:

    Naked men refuse to give in, so they pursue sexual fulfillment through multiple partners, with the opposite sex, the same sex, and sex outside of marriage and many other vile, vulgar and inappropriate ways which defile their body – temple and dishonor God. i did not single out homosexuality.

  5. Stephanie Grisham:

    Like it or not, she is the first lady and this is the White House, it's disrespectful and disgusting to portray her this way simply because of politics. These kinds of vulgar attacks only further the divisiveness and bias in our country -- it needs to stop.

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