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English definition of “vulgar”

vulgar

adjective (NOT SUITABLE)    /ˈvʌl.ɡər/ US  /-ɡɚ/ disapproving
not suitable , simple , dignified or beautiful ; common or not in the style preferred by the upper classes of society : a vulgar patterned shirt I've no idea how much the clothes cost because there was nothing so vulgar as a price tag in evidence . Isn't it rather vulgar to talk about how much money you earn ?Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasantUnsuitable and unacceptable vulgarity     /vʌlˈɡær.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/ noun [U] Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasantRude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desireRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky vulgarly     /-li/ adverb Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasantRude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desireRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
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