vulgarly

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

vulgar +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

vulgarly (comparative more vulgarly, superlative most vulgarly)

  1. In a vulgar manner; obscenely or unrefinedly.
    • 1959, Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 498:
      Rosemary peeled off Sloane Square, Hartnell, decorations-will-be-worn, fog primroses, crumpets by the fire, and let fly vulgarly at Vythilingam.
  2. In the manner of the common people.
    • 1809, The Tradesman (volume 3, page 1)
      The last, the knotted fucus, which has long slender stalks, leaves small, bulbs or vesicles in the middle of the stalks, vulgarly called eelwrack, is most esteemed by our kelp-makers.