1. lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

- appealing to the vulgar taste for violence

- the vulgar display of the newly rich

Similar word(s): unrefined, coarse, common, uncouth

2. of or associated with the great masses of people

- a vulgar and objectionable person

Similar word(s): lowborn, common, plebeian, unwashed

3. being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language

- the vulgar tongue of the masses

- the technical and vulgar names for an animal species

Similar word(s): informal, common, vernacular

4. conspicuously and tastelessly indecent

- a vulgar gesture

- full of language so vulgar it should have been edited

Similar word(s): indecent, crude, earthy, gross