from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Vulgarity.
  • noun A crudely indecent word or phrase; an obscenity.
  • noun A word, phrase, or manner of expression used chiefly by uneducated people.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Coarseness, rudeness, or grossness of manners; vulgarity; commonness.
  • noun A phrase or expression used only in common colloquial, especially in coarse, speech.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Grossness; rudeness; vulgarity.
  • noun A vulgar phrase or expression.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun grammar A word or term that is considered offensive or vulgar.
  • noun A spelling, word, or phrase used in common speech that is considered improper or incorrect for formal communication.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of lacking taste and refinement
  • noun an offensive or indecent word or phrase


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