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vulgarism

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noun vul·gar·ism \ˈvəl-gə-ˌri-zəm\

Definition of vulgarism

  1. 1 :  vulgarity

  2. 2 a :  a word or expression originated or used chiefly by illiterate persons b :  a coarse word or phrase :  obscenity



Examples of vulgarism in a sentence

  1. <used vulgarisms that embarrassed his family>



Circa 1676

First Known Use of vulgarism

circa 1676


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