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Meaning of VULGARITY

Pronunciation:  vul'garitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of lacking taste and refinement
 

VULGARITY is a 9 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: coarseness, commonness, grossness, vulgarism
 
 See Also: inelegance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vul*gar"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. vulgarit['e], L. vulgaritas
the multitude.]
1. The quality or state of being vulgar; mean condition of
   life; the state of the lower classes of society. --Sir T.
   Browne.

2. Grossness or clownishness of manners of language; absence
   of refinement; coarseness.

         The reprobate vulgarity of the frequenters of
         Bartholomew Fair.                     --B. Jonson.

 

 

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