Definition of tasteless
- a tasteless joke
a vulgar and tasteless publicity stunt
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coarse, common, crass, crude, gross, ill-bred, insensible, low, lowbred, lowbrow, raffish, rough, rough-hewn, roughneck, rude, rugged, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar;
: not having much flavor
: not having or showing good taste : not tasteful
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