noun, plural vul·gar·i·ties.
- vulgar fraction,
- vulgar latin,
- vulgate bible,
Origin of vulgarity
Examples from the Web for vulgarity
Explicitness and vulgarity are both different subsets of honesty, both very necessary.
Sometimes I wonder if I actually believe in vulgarity, as a concept.
Where do you see the line between explicitness and vulgarity?
Wilde deplored American commercialism and vulgarity, but he admired American simplicity and decency.
With color, vulgarity, and brilliance, Thompson makes it clear how and why he unabashedly supports McGovern over Nixon.What 10 Books to Read for the Election Season: Cicero, Vidal and More|David Masciotra|September 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So with the nurse in Romeo and Juliet, whose endless gossip and vulgarity cannot quite hide a kind heart.English Literature|William J. Long
The lie her father had told seemed only a part of the evening's vulgarity.Poor White|Sherwood Anderson
By your own account you have helped the victory of vulgarity and smoke.Alarms and Discursions|G. K. Chesterton
He is really a childish, self-conscious creature, with a very decided dash of vulgarity.The Man Between|Amelia E. Barr
The Marshal de Retz shut the window with a shrug of protest against the vulgarity of prejudice.The Black Douglas|S. R. Crockett
noun plural -ties
1570s, "the common people," from Late Latin vulgaritas "the multitude," from vulgaris (see vulgar). Meaning "coarseness, crudeness" is recorded from 1774.