Word of the Day: vulgarity

vul·gar·i·ty noun \ˌvəl-ˈga-rə-tē\

: the quality or state of not having good taste, manners, politeness, etc.

: something (such as a word) that is offensive or rude

plural vul·gar·i·ties

Full Definition of VULGARITY
1:  something vulgar
2:  the quality or state of being vulgar
Examples of VULGARITY

  1. a comedian known for her vulgarity
  2. I was shocked by the vulgarity of his language.
  3. He uttered a vulgarity and was silent.
  4. We have a policy against printing vulgarities in our magazine.

First Known Use of VULGARITY

1579

Definition source: http://www.merriam-webster.com

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