noun, plural vul·gar·i·ties.
- the state or quality of being vulgar: the vulgarity of his remark.
- something vulgar, as an act or expression.
noun plural -ties
- the condition of being vulgar; lack of good manners
- a vulgar action, phrase, etc
1570s, “the common people,” from Late Latin vulgaritas “the multitude,” from vulgaris (see vulgar). Meaning “coarseness, crudeness” is recorded from 1774.