Definition of vulgare
1. vulgar [ a ] lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
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"
(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)
The cowboy films , the cops and robbers films , and the slapstick comedy films culminating in an insane chase are not_only catering to what critics may assume to be a vulgar taste for violence ; these films and these sequences are also seeking_out - instinctively or by_design - the peculiarly cinematic elements of narrative .
(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)
But it is characteristic of him , we are told , `` his little artifice '' , to be able to introduce `` into a fairly vulgar and humorous piece of hackwork a sudden phrase of genuine creative art '' .Synonyms vulgar coarse uncouth common Related Terms unrefined
2. vulgar [ a ] lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
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"
3. vulgar [ a ] being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
Examples: "common parlance" "a vernacular term" "vernacular speakers" "the vulgar tongue of the masses" "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species"
4. vulgar [ a ] of or associated with the great masses of people
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"
5. vulgar [ a ] conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
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"
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