vulgarian

[vuhl-gair-ee-uh n]
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Origin of vulgarian

First recorded in 1640–50; vulgar + -ian
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vulgarian

noun
  1. a vulgar person, esp one who is rich or has pretensions to good taste
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Word Origin and History for vulgarian
n.

"rich person of vulgar manners," 1804, from vulgar (adj.) + -ian.

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