vulgar
1. [ adjective ] lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
Synonyms: coarse uncouth common
Examples:

"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" "the vulgar display of the newly rich"

Related terms: unrefined
2. [ adjective ] lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
Synonyms: coarse uncouth rough-cut common
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: unrefined
3. [ adjective ] being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
Synonyms: common vernacular
Examples:

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

Related terms: informal
4. [ adjective ] of or associated with the great masses of people
Synonyms: common unwashed plebeian
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: lowborn
5. [ adjective ] conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
Synonyms: crude earthy gross coarse
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: indecent
Similar spelling:   vulgarly
  vulgarize
  vulgarity
  vulgarism
  vulgarise
  vulgarian