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English noun: vulgarism

1. vulgarism (communication) an offensive or indecent word or phrase


Synonymsdirty word, filth, obscenity, smut


Broader (hypernym)profanity


Narrower (hyponym)bawdry, bawdy, scatology


Domain usage membersass, asshole, bastard, bugger all, bull, bullshit, chickenshit, cock, cocksucker, crap, crap, dick, dickhead, dirt, dogshit, Fanny Adams, fuck, fuck all, fucking, horseshit, Irish bull, mother fucker, motherfucker, nookie, nooky, pecker, pee, peeing, peter, piece of ass, piece of tail, piss, pissing, poop, prick, prick, putz, roll in the hay, screw, screwing, shaft, shag, shit, shit, shit, shite, shitless, shtup, SOB, son of a bitch, sweet Fanny Adams, tool, turd, whoreson

2. vulgarism (attribute) the quality of lacking taste and refinement


Synonymscoarseness, commonness, grossness, raunch, vulgarity


Broader (hypernym)inelegance









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