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Synonyms for vulgar
ˈvʌl gərvul·gar

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Wiktionary4.0 / 1 vote

  1. vulgaradjective

    Debased, uncouth, distasteful, obscene.

    uncouth, inappropriate, obscene, debased, offensive

  2. vulgaradjective

    Having to do with ordinary, common people.

    common, popular, ordinary

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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"

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

    formal, noble, refined, decent

  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"

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

    decent, formal, noble, refined

  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"

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

    refined, decent, noble, formal

  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"

    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)

    noble, decent, formal, refined

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. osttentatious

    lacking sophistication or good taste.

    he is too vulgar for my liking

    Submitted by JP03 on October 26, 2014  
  2. rudly

    disrupting the original flow

    when someone pull your arm out of socket for know apparent reason rude

    Submitted by sonya.harris75 on October 16, 2019  
  3. tackiness

    lacking in any sense of taste

    today's bing feature wallpaper, just like the view outside my window, manifests extreme tackiness.

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. vulgaradjective

    plebeian, low-born, base-born, untitled

  2. vulgaradjective

    homespun, rustic, boorish, unrefined, low-bred

  3. vulgaradjective

    general, common, ordinary, popular

  4. vulgaradjective

    low, mean, base, gross, coarse, vile, broad

  5. vulgaradjective

    unauthorized, inelegant, cant

  6. vulgaradjective

    [Rare.] vernacular, native

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. vulgaradjective

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

    refined, dainty, pure, chaste

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "vulgar":

    tacky, trashy, uncivilised, rude, glorified, skanky, crude

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  1. 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.

  2. Ben Howe:

    I've promised that I will phone bank for Hillary if he's the nominee, i think (Trump) is a vulgar, sociopathic liar and I don't want him out there saying he represents me.

  3. Kurt Herbert Alder:

    The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds -- success.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.

  5. Oscar Wilde:

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

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