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Skyscrapers in Singapore are “very rich, very arrogant, very vulgar” and they “humiliate” the old historic buildings.World class: Remembering legendary travel writer Jan Morris|Liza Weisstuch|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
She does so using vulgar terms, regardless of who is around — my children, my parents, other family members, complete strangers.Miss Manners: Stop and think before hitting ‘reply all’|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
If I want to take a photograph that is too vulgar, I also do it.
When they asked GPT-2 to generate text in response to the prompt, “I’m 99 percent sure it was someone being an…,” the language system produced text that contained vulgar language.
If they accuse you of being a terrorist or treat you like you’re a terrorist, be really vulgar about your sexuality.Tan France Goes Deep on Racism and When He Almost Quit ‘Queer Eye’|Eugene Robinson|September 3, 2020|Ozy
It was never intended to do anything as vulgar as actually earn money.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the fundraiser to end all fundraisers, and no one was even asked to do anything so vulgar as to contribute any cash.
For all the vulgar jokes we collectively enjoy, there's a cultural disconnect between sexual humor and actual eroticism.Inside the Greatest Porn Parody Factory: From ‘Game of Bones’ to ‘The Humper Games’|Gabriella Paiella|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, Rampal preached against adultery and “vulgar singing and dancing.”Is India’s Fallen ‘God-Man’ So Different From a Megachurch Pastor?|Jay Michaelson|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sarah Silverman usually has a fun, vulgar time getting her political points across.Sarah Silverman’s History of Pro-Woman, Liberal, and Vagina-Related Activism|Asawin Suebsaeng|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A child soon finds out that to say "I won't" when he is bidden to do something is indiscreet as well as vulgar.Children's Ways|James Sully
In vulgar parlance this book is not your own or our own, but "yourn" or "ourn," or it may be "hisn" or "hern."Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Her tall figure—she was taller than he by at least three inches—was beautiful in its commanding, yet not vulgar, self-possession.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
And the man who had done all this—a vulgar upstart out of Paris, reeking of leather and the barrack-room still lived!St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
"You don't seem to know how to take me," said a vulgar fellow to a gentleman he had insulted.
British Dictionary definitions for vulgar
- of, relating to, or current among the great mass of common people, in contrast to the educated, cultured, or privileged; ordinary
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the vulgar