- a vulgar person, especially one whose vulgarity is the more conspicuous because of wealth, prominence, or pretensions to good breeding.
Origin of vulgarian
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Examples from the Web for vulgarian
Then he thought of his own sister married to that vulgarian, Friedland.Dreamers of the Ghetto
Did not you marry a low creature,—a vulgarian, a tradesman's daughter?My Novel, Complete
"You see, Hycy, the vulgarian will come out," said his mother.The Emigrants Of Ahadarra
Did not you marry a low creature—a vulgarian—a tradesman's daughter?
She had the true instinct of it; while I was always a bit of a vulgarian.The Social Significance of the Modern Drama
- a vulgar person, esp one who is rich or has pretensions to good taste
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Word Origin and History for vulgarian
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