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used in Gone with the Wind

17 uses
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of bad taste — often crude or offensive


unsophisticated (or common) — especially of taste
  • She had always thought that only common vulgar men visited such women.
    2.13 (97% in)
  • Scarlett saw in a glance that the dress was bright in color to the point of vulgarity but nevertheless her eyes went over the outfit hungrily.
    4.32 (8% in)
  • It gives him a very vulgar appearance when he walks— well, it doesn't look very pretty.
    4.33 (64% in)
  • He walked with some difficulty and, as Aunt Pitty had remarked, spraddled in a very vulgar way.
    4.35 (61% in)
  • They all thought that obvious money-making and even talk of money were vulgar in the extreme.
    4.35 (94% in)
  • But I will satisfy your vulgar curiosity since you ask such pointed questions.
    4.43 (21% in)
  • You are on the verge of what is vulgarly called a 'crying jag' and so I shall change the subject and cheer you up by telling you some news that will amuse you.
    4.47 (38% in)
  • It's—it's quite vulgar.
    4.47 (49% in)
  • Very well, you shall have a big one, one so big that your less-fortunate friends can comfort themselves by whispering that it's really vulgar to wear such large stones.
    4.47 (69% in)
  • She loved gaudy and expensive jewelry but she had an uneasy feeling that everyone was saying, with perfect truth, that this ring was vulgar.
    4.47 (71% in)
  • When the Democrats get a governor and a legislature of their own, all your new vulgar Republican friends will be wiped off the chess board and sent back to minding bars and emptying slops where they belong.
    5.49 (45% in)
  • Rhett, don't use such vulgar words!" cried Scarlett.
    5.49 (47% in)
  • With the Republicans in the political saddle the town entered into an era of waste and ostentation, with the trappings of refinement thinly veneering the vice and vulgarity beneath.
    5.49 (82% in)
  • On the crest of this wave of vulgarity, Scarlett rode triumphantly, newly a bride, dashingly pretty in her fine clothes, with Rhett's money solidly behind her.
    5.49 (83% in)
  • The ladies felt that he was odiously, unendurably vulgar.
    5.49 (98% in)
  • He subscribed handsomely to the fund for the repairs of the Episcopal Church and he gave a large, but not vulgarly large, contribution to the Association for the Beautification of the Graves of Our Glorious Dead.
    5.52 (51% in)
  • It was all most distressing and too, too vulgar and Pitty, who had never made a decision for herself in her whole life, simply let matters go on as they were and as a result spent much time in uncomforted tears.
    5.55 (97% in)

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