vulgarism

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noun vul·gar·ism \ˈvəl-gə-ˌri-zəm\

Definition of vulgarism

  1. 1 :  vulgarity

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

Examples of vulgarism in a Sentence

  1. used vulgarisms that embarrassed his family

First Known Use of vulgarism

circa 1676



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