Translation of vulgarism in Spanish:

vulgarism

grosería, n.

Pronunciation /ˈvəlɡəˌrɪzəm//ˈvʌlɡərɪz(ə)m/

noun

  • 1

    (coarse expression)
    grosería feminine
    • It's just spoken English, not just vulgarisms but slang and stuff like that.
    • Orators are not improvising without adequate preparation; they are ‘winging it’ (this American vulgarism surely never arose till the 1990s?)
    • In the history of genre-study or formalism, the Essay deserves a mention, particularly for its inclusiveness: prose, dialect, vulgarisms, and the low are all in.
    • Oddly, in British English it is not these days a vulgarism, or at least only a very mild one.
    • But Michelle can only think of vulgarisms: she stands for a generation that, like Shakespeare's Caliban, has yet to be taught a civilized language.
    • Despite this, the police did absolutely nothing (the American vulgarism, Sweet Fanny Adam, is the expression which comes to mind) and stood by watching the fun.
    • He was an editor who hated screen violence, and vulgarisms - ‘squeamish’, she called him - and there were constant battles over her copy.
    • The manuscript was intended to point out and correct vulgarisms that had entered the Latin language.
    • They were, I thought, vulgarisms: just fashion and status accoutrements.
    • The language that he described as American was full of regional variation, new words borrowed from immigrant groups, figurative usage from such institutions as railroading and baseball, jaunty slang, and raucous vulgarisms.
    • Elizabethan and even 18th century authors, who represent vulgarisms so frequently, do not seem to use omissions and misplacings of h's as a characteristic of low class speech.
    • Therefore all the tricks of rhetoric were used: rhymes, puns, vulgarisms and homilies.
    • It's a neat theatrical trick that sees us introduced to the intentionally harsh vulgarisms of sexual parlance.
  • 2

    (non-standard expression)
    vulgarismo masculine