Definition of vulgarization in US English:


(British vulgarisation)


  • See vulgarize

    • ‘Much of what he writes is haute vulgarization of the best kind: witty, thoughtful, and accurate analyses of and commentaries upon the thought of other contemporary theorists.’
    • ‘This vulgarization of Christmas is a totally unacceptable intrusion by the non-Christian majority.’
    • ‘Then there's what gets described alternately as the ongoing liberation or vulgarization of American culture.’
    • ‘Hugo's descendants took offence at what they considered to be the exploitation and vulgarisation of his work.’
    • ‘It achieved complete power, however, only in the twentieth century, albeit through popular simplifications and vulgarizations.’