a vulgar person, especially one whose vulgarity is the more conspicuous because of wealth, prominence, or pretensions to good breeding.
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How to use vulgarian in a sentence
An utterly undeserving wretch defeated a neophyte vulgarian.
Aye,’ ses he, ‘and it makes the monied vulgarian think he is as good as those who only tolerate him.The Whale and the Grasshopper | Seumas O'Brien
If she offers them every luxury and is not polite, she is a snob and a vulgarian.The Art of Entertaining | M. E. W. Sherwood
"I'm plain vulgarian," he laughed to his wife one morning as he started to work.A Man's Hearth | Eleanor M. Ingram
He did not relish having to hobnob in this way with such a vulgarian as a grafting police captain.The Third Degree | Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
Heelless boots with angular toes, wedded to narrow, unstrapped trouser-ends—these denoted the vulgarian.Youth | Leo Tolstoy
British Dictionary definitions for vulgarian
a vulgar person, esp one who is rich or has pretensions to good taste
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