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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vul·gar·ism /ˈvʌlgəˌrɪzəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vul·gar·ism n.
 1. Grossness; rudeness; vulgarity.
 2. A vulgar phrase or expression.
    A fastidious taste will find offense in the occasional vulgarisms, or what we now call =\“slang,” which not a few of our writers seem to have affected.\=   --Coleridge.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an offensive or indecent word or phrase [syn: obscenity, dirty
      2: the quality of lacking taste and refinement [syn: coarseness,
          commonness, grossness, vulgarity, raunch]