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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: vulgaris, from volgus, vulgus 'common people'

vulgar

adjective
     
vul‧gar
1 remarks, jokes etc that are vulgar deal with sex in a very rude and offensive way
2 not behaving politely in social situations [= uncouth]:
vulgar behaviour
3 not showing good judgment about what is beautiful or suitable:
a vulgar check suit
vulgarly adverb

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