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vulgarian

[vuhl-gair-ee-uh n] /vʌlˈgɛər i ən/
noun
1.
a vulgar person, especially one whose vulgarity is the more conspicuous because of wealth, prominence, or pretensions to good breeding.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; vulgar + -ian
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  • His elder brother was a ruthless egoist and obnoxious vulgarian.
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  • He's obviously a genius, but he's also a total vulgarian.
British Dictionary definitions for vulgarian

vulgarian

/vʌlˈɡɛərɪən/
noun
1.
a vulgar person, esp one who is rich or has pretensions to good taste
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Word Origin and History for vulgarian
n.

"rich person of vulgar manners," 1804, from vulgar (adj.) + -ian.

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