- the common people; masses.
- an exercise in Latin formerly required of English public-school pupils.
Origin of vulgus
ad captandum vulgus
- in order to please the mob.
Origin of ad captandum vulgus
Related Words for vulguscommonality, bourgeoisie, Everyman, Everywoman, vulgus, infrastructure, masses, multitude, proletariat, rabble, riffraff
Examples from the Web for vulgus
Historical Examples of vulgus
So the table was cleared, the cloth restored, and the three fell to work with Gradus and dictionary upon the morning's vulgus.
Now in the study that night, Tom was the upholder of the traditionary method of vulgus doing.
Maria Filelfo, then staying at Bergamo, wrote a violent satire in vulgus equitum auro notatorum.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
Vulgus Cantabrigiense, inhospitales Britannos antecedit, qui cum summa rusticitate summum militiam conjunxere.
Vulgus ex veritate pauca, ex opinione multa, stimat—The masses judge of few things by the truth, of most things by opinion.