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vulgar
used in Wuthering Heights

2 uses
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Definition
of bad taste — often crude or offensive

or:

unsophisticated (or common) — especially of taste
  • In the place where she heard Heathcliff termed a 'vulgar young ruffian,' and 'worse than a brute,' she took care not to act like him; but at home she had small inclination to practise politeness that would only be laughed at, and restrain an unruly nature when it would bring her neither credit nor praise.
    Chapter 8 (38% in)
  • He answered in his vulgar accent, "It wouldn't do mitch hurt if it did;" and surveyed its legs with a smile.
    Chapter 24 (41% in)

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