Synonyms of vulgar in English:

vulgar


See definition of vulgar

adjective

1‘a vulgar seaside postcard’

SYNONYMS
rude, indecent, indelicate, offensive, distasteful, obnoxious, risqué, suggestive, racy, earthy, off colour, colourful, coarse, crude, ribald, Rabelaisian, bawdy, obscene, lewd, salacious, licentious, vile, depraved, sordid, smutty, dirty, filthy, pornographic, X-rated, scatological
profane, foul, foul-mouthed, blasphemous, abusive, scurrilous
informal sleazy, porno, porn, raunchy, naughty, blue, steamy, spicy, locker-room
British informal fruity, saucy, near the knuckle, close to the bone
North American informal gamy
euphemistic adult
rare concupiscent
ANTONYMS

decent, wholesome, inoffensive

2‘the decor showed that one could be lavish without being vulgar’

SYNONYMS
tasteless, gross, crass, unrefined, tawdry, ostentatious, flamboyant, over-elaborate, overdone, showy, flashy, gaudy, garish, brassy, kitsch, tinselly, flaunting, glaring, brash, loud, harsh
informal flash, tacky, over the top, OTT, glitzy, swanky
ANTONYMS

tasteful, restrained

3‘years ago, it was considered vulgar to eat or drink on the street’

SYNONYMS
impolite, ill-mannered, unmannerly, indecorous, unseemly, ill-bred, boorish, low, low-minded, gross, uncouth, crude, rough
uncultured, uncultivated, unsophisticated, unrefined
illiterate, uneducated, philistine
common, ordinary, low-born, plebeian
informal yobbish, loutish, plebby, ignorant
archaic baseborn
ANTONYMS

genteel, decorous