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  • n. One who vulgarizes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which makes common, coarse, or gross: as, a vulgarizer of popular taste.
  • n. One who popularizes, or makes attractive to the people.

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

  • n. someone who makes something vulgar
  • n. someone who makes attractive to the general public


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  • Wilson, Edmund, as magician, 126; as polyglot, 127; as haute vulgarizer, 127; as terrible husband, 127; as carnal diarist, 127; accessibility of, 127; tragic obsolescence of, 127

    Who's Who

  • Twenty-five minutes may not be enough time to solve all our problems, but it's enough to point the direction, especially for a vulgarizer like me who's specialized in doing it in 45-second bites.

    Making It in the New Economy

  • The Reformation, which was rather poor in original thought, was at any rate a tremendous vulgarizer of the current culture.

    The Age of the Reformation

  • In fact, Wright, like Lopez, has a common touch, but the director is more a vulgarizer than a populist-a crucial difference when the subject is the wretched of the earth.


  • a new thing, was not also a vulgarizer -- that Wilde seems to me to stand to his age.

    The Art of Letters


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