1. [ verb ] debase and make vulgar
Synonyms: vulgarize

"The Press has vulgarized Love and Marriage"

Related terms: change vulgarisation
2. [ verb ] cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use
Synonyms: vulgarize generalise generalize popularise popularize

"They popularized coffee in Washington State" "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"

Related terms: circulate go_around popularise popularization populariser
3. [ verb ] act in a vulgar manner
Synonyms: vulgarize

"The drunkard tends to vulgarize"

Related terms: act
Similar spelling:   vulgariser