Meaning of “vulgar” in the English Dictionary

"vulgar" in British English

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vulgaradjective

uk /ˈvʌl.ɡər/ us /ˈvʌl.ɡɚ/ disapproving
vulgarity
noun [ U or C ] uk /vʌlˈɡær.ə.ti/ us /vʌlˈɡer.ə.t̬i/

He despised modern culture for its commercialism and vulgarity.
vulgarly
adverb uk /ˈvʌl.ɡə.li/ us /ˈvʌl.ɡɚ.li/

(Definition of “vulgar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"vulgar" in American English

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vulgaradjective

us /ˈvʌl·ɡər/

vulgar adjective (NOT SUITABLE)

not polite or socially acceptable; not suitable or acceptable in style:

His manners were coarse and vulgar.

vulgar adjective (RUDE)

rude or offensive, esp. because referring to sex:

The movie is rated PG and has a few mildly vulgar jokes.
vulgarity
noun [ C/U ] us /vʌlˈɡær·ɪ·t̬i/

[ U ] His comedy routine contains some vulgarity.

(Definition of “vulgar” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)