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Vulgar synonyms
vŭl'gər
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Rough, especially to the touch:
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  1. Rough, especially to the touch:
  2. Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
  3. Of low, common, or inferior quality.
Undisguised or unadorned; plain:
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  1. Undisguised or unadorned; plain:
  2. (Statistics) In an unanalyzed form; not adjusted to allow for related circumstances or data.
  3. In a raw or natural condition, before being prepared for use; not refined or processed
Tasteless, insensitive, and coarse
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  1. Tasteless, insensitive, and coarse
  2. Grossly stupid, dull, or obtuse
  3. So crude and unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility.
Crude; unrefined.
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  1. Crude; unrefined.
  2. Awkward; clumsy; ungainly
  3. (Archaic) Not known or familiar; strange
Slightly at odds with established standards of propriety; somewhat improper, offensive, or coarse:
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  1. Slightly at odds with established standards of propriety; somewhat improper, offensive, or coarse:
  2. Not delicate; coarse; crude; rough; esp., lacking, or offensive to, propriety or modesty; gross
  3. Lacking in consideration for the feelings of others; tactless.
Like or characteristic of a boor; rude; awkward; ill-mannered
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  1. Like or characteristic of a boor; rude; awkward; ill-mannered
  2. Behaving as a boor; rough in manners; rude; uncultured.
  3. Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior.
Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
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  1. Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
  2. Not cultivated by agricultural methods; not prepared for cultivation.
  3. Not cultivated by standard agricultural methods:
(Archaic) Evident; obvious
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  1. (Archaic) Evident; obvious
  2. Lacking fine distinctions or specific details
  3. So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
Unrefined; coarse:
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  1. Unrefined; coarse:
  2. Lacking strength or vigor; weak:
  3. Relatively small. Used of a cost, price, or other value:
Most widely known; ordinary:
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  1. Most widely known; ordinary:
  2. Not refined; vulgar; low; coarse
  3. Of mediocre or inferior quality; second-rate:
Lacking flavor; insipid.
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  1. Lacking flavor; insipid.
  2. Without taste or flavor; flat; insipid
  3. Lacking good taste or showing poor taste
Lacking refinement or polish; not elegant.
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  1. Lacking refinement or polish; not elegant.
  2. Not elegant; lacking refinement, good taste, grace, etc.; coarse; crude
Obtainable at a low rate of interest. Used especially of money.
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  1. Obtainable at a low rate of interest. Used especially of money.
  2. Relatively low in cost; inexpensive or comparatively inexpensive.
  3. Charging low prices:
Characterized by or given to ostentation.
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  1. Characterized by or given to ostentation.
Boiled, baked or roasted too much.
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  1. Boiled, baked or roasted too much.
Making claims, explicit or implicit, to some distinction, importance, dignity, or excellence
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  1. Making claims, explicit or implicit, to some distinction, importance, dignity, or excellence
  2. Showing or betraying an attitude of superiority:
  3. Claiming that or behaving as if one is important or deserving of merit when such is not the case:
Showy in a tasteless or vulgar way.
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  1. Showy in a tasteless or vulgar way.
  2. Bright and showy, but lacking in good taste; cheaply brilliant and ornate
Of a substance, slightly sticky.
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  1. Of a substance, slightly sticky.
  2. Lacking style or good taste; tawdry:
  3. (Colloquial) Of low quality.
Not appropriate or becoming; unseemly:
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  1. Not appropriate or becoming; unseemly:
  2. Of speech, that it is crude and offensive, typically in a sexual manner. Of speech, that it is crude and offensive, typically in a sexual manner.
  3. Morally offensive; obscene
(Law) Designating or of books, films, etc. which when judged by contemporary community standards, are found to appeal to a prurient interest in sex, be patently offensive, and have no serious artistic, scientific, or social value
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  1. (Law) Designating or of books, films, etc. which when judged by contemporary community standards, are found to appeal to a prurient interest in sex, be patently offensive, and have no serious artistic, scientific, or social value
  2. Offensive to one's feelings, or to prevailing notions, of modesty or decency; lewd
  3. (--- Law) Of or relating to materials that can be regulated or criminalized because their depiction of nudity, sex, or excretion is patently offensive and without artistic or scientific value.
(Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
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  1. (Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
  2. Preoccupied with sex and sexual desire; lustful.
  3. Obscene; indecent.
Of no exceptional ability, degree, or quality; average:
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  1. Of no exceptional ability, degree, or quality; average:
  2. (Law) Having direct authority to decide a case, rather than being delegated that power, as a judge.
  3. Familiar; unexceptional; common; average
Having fair knowledge; acquainted:
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  1. Having fair knowledge; acquainted:
  2. Often encountered or seen:
  3. Well-known; common; ordinary
Liked by very many or most people
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  1. Liked by very many or most people
  2. Suited to or within the means of ordinary people:
  3. Widely liked or appreciated:
Relating to conversation; conversational.
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  1. Relating to conversation; conversational.
  2. Having to do with or like conversation; conversational
  3. Characteristic of or appropriate to the spoken language or to writing that seeks the effect of speech; informal.
Ignoble; contemptible.
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  1. Ignoble; contemptible.
  2. Of humble birth or origin
  3. Mean or ignoble in character or spirit
Belonging equally to or shared equally by two or more; joint:
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  1. Belonging equally to or shared equally by two or more; joint:
  2. Widespread; prevalent:
  3. Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average:
Showing deferential or submissive respect:
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  1. Showing deferential or submissive respect:
  2. Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
  3. Low in condition, rank, or position; lowly; unpretentious
Not of high social status; common.
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  1. Not of high social status; common.
  2. Not noble in birth or position; of the common people
  3. Not noble in character or quality; dishonorable; base; mean
Having or suited for a low rank or position.
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  1. Having or suited for a low rank or position.
  2. Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.
  3. Ordinary; commonplace
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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  1. (Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
  2. Common or poor in appearance; shabby:
  3. Ignoble; base:
Commonplace; ordinary
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  1. Commonplace; ordinary
  2. Of or characteristic of the lower class in ancient Rome or of the common people in any country
  3. Vulgar, coarse, or common
Not washed; unclean.
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  1. Not washed; unclean.
  2. Not washed; dirty, soiled, etc.
  3. Common; plebeian:
(Chemistry) Any of a class of compounds that form hydroxyl ions (OH) when dissolved in water, and whose aqueous solutions react with acids to form salts. Bases turn red litmus paper blue and have a pH greater than 7. Their aqueous solutions have a bitter taste.
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  1. (Chemistry) Any of a class of compounds that form hydroxyl ions (OH) when dissolved in water, and whose aqueous solutions react with acids to form salts. Bases turn red litmus paper blue and have a pH greater than 7. Their aqueous solutions have a bitter taste.
  2. The number that is raised to a particular power in a given mathematical expression. In the expression an, a is the base.
  3. Having or showing little or no honor, courage, or decency; mean; ignoble; contemptible
Cruel; barbarous
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  1. Cruel; barbarous
  2. Of or like a barbarian
  3. Uncivilized; crude
Brutal or cruel:
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  1. Brutal or cruel:
  2. Of, like, or characteristic of barbarians; uncivilized; primitive
  3. Marked by crudeness or lack of sophistication:
Like or characteristic of a boor; rude; awkward; ill-mannered
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  1. Like or characteristic of a boor; rude; awkward; ill-mannered
  2. Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior.
  3. Behaving as a boor; rough in manners; rude; uncultured.
(Of soil) difficult to till, lacking pliancy; unmanageable
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  1. (Of soil) difficult to till, lacking pliancy; unmanageable
  2. Difficult to work with, such as soil; intractable.
  3. Rude, surly, ungracious
Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
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  1. Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
  2. Rough, especially to the touch:
  3. Lacking in delicacy or refinement:
Grossly stupid, dull, or obtuse
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  1. Grossly stupid, dull, or obtuse
  2. Tasteless, insensitive, and coarse
  3. So crude and unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility.
Undisguised or unadorned; plain:
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  1. Undisguised or unadorned; plain:
  2. In a raw or natural condition, before being prepared for use; not refined or processed
  3. Lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive:
So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
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  1. So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
  2. On a large scale; not fine or detailed:
  3. Brutishly coarse, as in behavior; crude:
Badly brought up; lacking good manners; rude; impolite
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  1. Badly brought up; lacking good manners; rude; impolite
  2. (Of animals) of bad breed
  3. Not thoroughbred; underbred. Used of animals.
Slightly at odds with established standards of propriety; somewhat improper, offensive, or coarse:
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  1. Slightly at odds with established standards of propriety; somewhat improper, offensive, or coarse:
  2. Coarse or tasteless.
  3. Not delicate; coarse; crude; rough; esp., lacking, or offensive to, propriety or modesty; gross
Relating to or having the attitudes of a philistine:
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  1. Relating to or having the attitudes of a philistine:
  2. Of the ancient Philistines or their culture
  3. Smugly conventional and lacking in culture
Not perfected, completed, or fully detailed:
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  1. Not perfected, completed, or fully detailed:
  2. Coarse or shaggy to the touch:
  3. Lacking polish or finesse:
Crude or rough in form or workmanship
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  1. Crude or rough in form or workmanship
  2. Lacking refinement, culture, or elegance; uncouth, boorish, coarse, vulgar, etc.
  3. Rough, violent, or harsh
Lacking flavor; insipid.
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  1. Lacking flavor; insipid.
  2. Lacking good taste or showing poor taste
  3. Without taste or flavor; flat; insipid
  1. Crude, barbarous, wild, uncultured.
  2. Used to describe behaviours deemed savage or inappropriate.
  3. Used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture.
(Archaic) Not known or familiar; strange
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  1. (Archaic) Not known or familiar; strange
  2. Awkward; clumsy; ungainly
  3. Uncultured; crude; boorish
Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
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  1. Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
  2. Not cultivated by standard agricultural methods:
  3. Not cultivated by agricultural methods; not prepared for cultivation.
Not cultured or cultivated:
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  1. Not cultured or cultivated:
  2. Not cultured or civilized; lacking in delicacy or refinement.
Not elaborated, perfected, or completed:
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  1. Not elaborated, perfected, or completed:
  2. Lacking good manners, culture, or refinement.
  3. Not refined in manners; uncivilized; rude; plain.
Like or fit for a barnyard; earthy, smutty, etc.
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  1. Like or fit for a barnyard; earthy, smutty, etc.
  2. Of or pertaining to a barnyard.
  3. Coarse or indecent:
Characteristic of a bawd; indecent or humorously coarse; lewd
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  1. Characteristic of a bawd; indecent or humorously coarse; lewd
  2. Humorously coarse; lewd or risqué:
Covering a wide scope; general:
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  1. Covering a wide scope; general:
  2. Full; open:
  3. Vulgar; ribald:
Rough, especially to the touch:
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  1. Rough, especially to the touch:
  2. Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
  3. Lacking in delicacy or refinement:
Covered or marked with dirt or an unwanted substance; unclean.
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  1. Covered or marked with dirt or an unwanted substance; unclean.
  2. Not bright and clear in color; somewhat dull or drab. Often used in combination:
  3. Malicious or scandalous:
Licentious; obscene.
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  1. Licentious; obscene.
  2. Vulgar; obscene; scurrilous
Full of filth; disgustingly foul
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  1. Full of filth; disgustingly foul
  2. Vile; nasty:
  3. Covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty.
Extremely dirty or impure; disgustingly filthy
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  1. Extremely dirty or impure; disgustingly filthy
  2. Entangled or enwrapped:
  3. (--- Baseball) Outside the foul lines:
Lacking fine distinctions or specific details
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  1. Lacking fine distinctions or specific details
  2. Broad; general:
  3. On a large scale; not fine or detailed:
(Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
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  1. (Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
  2. Preoccupied with sex and sexual desire; lustful.
  3. Showing, or intended to excite, lust or sexual desire, esp. in an offensive way; lascivious
Unpleasant or annoying:
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  1. Unpleasant or annoying:
  2. Very dirty, filthy
  3. Disgusting or repellent:
Exceptionally repugnant to the contemporary standards of decency and morality within the community; grossly obnoxious to the notions of acceptable behavior. Exceptionally repugnant to the contemporary standards of decency and morality within the community; grossly obnoxious to the notions of acceptable behavior.
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  1. Exceptionally repugnant to the contemporary standards of decency and morality within the community; grossly obnoxious to the notions of acceptable behavior. Exceptionally repugnant to the contemporary standards of decency and morality within the community; grossly obnoxious to the notions of acceptable behavior.
  2. (--- Law) Of or relating to materials that can be regulated or criminalized because their depiction of nudity, sex, or excretion is patently offensive and without artistic or scientific value.
  3. (Law) Designating or of books, films, etc. which when judged by contemporary community standards, are found to appeal to a prurient interest in sex, be patently offensive, and have no serious artistic, scientific, or social value
Not admitted into a body of secret knowledge or ritual; uninitiated.
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  1. Not admitted into a body of secret knowledge or ritual; uninitiated.
  2. Nonreligious in subject matter, form, or use; secular:
  3. Vulgar; coarse.
Characterized by or indulging in humor that is vulgar and lewd.
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  1. Characterized by or indulging in humor that is vulgar and lewd.
  2. Characterized by coarse or vulgar joking or mocking; esp., dealing with sex in a humorously earthy or direct way
Maliciously insulting; slanderous, libelous, etc.
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  1. Maliciously insulting; slanderous, libelous, etc.
  2. (Archaic) Characterized by indecent or abusive language; coarse; vulgar
  3. Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
Pornographic or indecent
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  1. Pornographic or indecent
  2. Soiled with smut
  3. Affected with plant smut
Uninhibited. Used of sex.
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  1. Uninhibited. Used of sex.
  2. Grimy; unkempt:
  3. Of poor quality, appearance, etc.; dirty, cheap, sloppy, etc.
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