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vulgar    : [v'ʌlgɚ]
Vulgar \Vul"gar\, a. [L. vulgaris, from vulgus the multitude,
the common people; of uncertain origin: cf. F. vulgaire. Cf.
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1. Of or pertaining to the mass, or multitude, of people;
common; general; ordinary; public; hence, in general use;
vernacular. "As common as any the most vulgar thing to
sense. " -- Shak.
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Things vulgar, and well-weighed, scarce worth the
praise. --Milton.
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It might be more useful to the English reader . . .
to write in our vulgar language. --Bp. Fell.
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The mechanical process of multiplying books had
brought the New Testament in the vulgar tongue
within the reach of every class. --Bancroft.
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2. Belonging or relating to the common people, as
distinguished from the cultivated or educated; pertaining
to common life; plebeian; not select or distinguished;
hence, sometimes, of little or no value. "Like the vulgar
sort of market men." --Shak.
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Men who have passed all their time in low and vulgar
life. --Addison.
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In reading an account of a battle, we follow the
hero with our whole attention, but seldom reflect on
vulgar heaps of slaughter. --Rambler.
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3. Hence, lacking cultivation or refinement; rustic; boorish;
also, offensive to good taste or refined feelings; low;
coarse; mean; base; as, vulgar men, minds, language, or
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Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. --Shak.
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{Vulgar fraction}. (Arith.) See under {Fraction}.
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Vulgar \Vul"gar\, n. [Cf. F. vulgaire.]
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1. One of the common people; a vulgar person. [Obs.]
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These vile vulgars are extremely proud. --Chapman.
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2. The vernacular, or common language. [Obs.]
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adj 1: 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" [synonym: {coarse}, {common},
{rough-cut}, {uncouth}, {vulgar}]
2: 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" [synonym:
{common}, {plebeian}, {vulgar}, {unwashed}]
3: 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" [synonym: {common},
{vernacular}, {vulgar}]
4: 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" [synonym: {crude},
{earthy}, {gross}, {vulgar}]

173 Moby Thesaurus words for "vulgar":
Doric, average, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, barnyard, base,
baseborn, below the salt, blatant, blue, boorish, brazen,
brazenfaced, broad, cacophonous, caddish, chintzy, clumsy, coarse,
cockney, colloquial, colorful, common, commonplace, conversational,
crass, crude, demeaning, dirty, disadvantaged, doggerel,
dysphemistic, earthy, everyday, extravagant, filthy, flagrant,
flaring, flash, flaunting, frank, garish, gauche, gaudy, general,
glaring, gorgeous, graceless, gross, gutter, harsh, homely,
homespun, household, humble, idiomatic, ignoble, ill-bred,
improper, impure, in bad taste, in the shade, inappropriate,
inconcinnate, inconcinnous, inconsiderate, incorrect, indecent,
indecorous, indelicate, inelegant, infelicitous, inferior,
infra dig, insensitive, junior, lascivious, less, lesser, lewd,
licentious, loathsome, loud, loutish, louty, low, low-class,
lowborn, lowbred, lower, lowly, lurid, lustful, mean, meretricious,
minor, modest, nasty, naughty, nonclerical, obscene, obtrusive,
off color, offensive, ordinary, ostentatious, outlandish, plain,
plebeian, popular, pornographic, profane, rank, raunchy, raw,
repulsive, revolting, ribald, risque, rough, rude, salacious,
scatological, screaming, second rank, second string, secondary,
sensational, servile, shabby-genteel, shameless, smutty,
spectacular, spoken, sub, subaltern, subject, subordinate,
subservient, tactless, tasteless, tawdry, third rank, third string,
third-estate, unbecoming, unbeseeming, uncourtly, uncouth,
uncultivated, uncultured, underprivileged, undignified,
uneuphonious, unfelicitous, unfeminine, unfitting, ungenteel,
ungentle, ungentlemanly, ungraceful, unladylike, unpolished,
unrefined, unseemly, unsolicitous, unsuitable, untasteful,
vernacular, vile, vulgate, wild

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