vulgar behavior or character; vulgarity.
a vulgar expression; a word or phrase used only in common colloquial, and especially in coarse, speech.

1635–45; vulgar + -ism Unabridged
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vulgarism (ˈvʌlɡəˌrɪzəm)
1.  a coarse, crude, or obscene expression
2.  a word or phrase found only in the vulgar form of a language
3.  another word for vulgarity

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But it has recovered lost ground, and in such constructions was for were is now a distinct vulgarism.
If there is a chasm be tween those who work and those who do not, it will not be bridged by the pro posed vulgarism.
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