noun, plural vul·gar·i·ties.
Origin of vulgarity
Synonyms for vulgarity
Related Words for vulgaritiesprofanity, obscenity, indecency, discourtesy, grossness, rudeness, lewdness, filthiness, foulness, crudity, coarseness, impudence, commonness, crudeness
Examples from the Web for vulgarities
Historical Examples of vulgarities
Have I not bidden you leave the vulgarities of dialect to the vulgar?The Strolling Saint
The vulgarities in her blood had come to the surface by this time.The Quaint Companions
Morbid curiosity, like other vulgarities, was incomprehensible to her.Mrs. Balfame
Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
And on my side, I'm sick of maids with their airs and graces and vulgarities.Fairies Afield
Mary Louisa Molesworth
To every century its own ironies, to every century its own vulgarities.Essays
noun plural -ties
1570s, "the common people," from Late Latin vulgaritas "the multitude," from vulgaris (see vulgar). Meaning "coarseness, crudeness" is recorded from 1774.