Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Everything going out and nothing coming in, as the vulgarians say.

Vulgarians all, they are yet too complex to be pinned down by a formula.

The self-helpful are not always the men who have achieved greatest success in what vulgarians call success.

None but vulgarians drink strong liquors; slings, cocktails, and even julaps are fit only for bullies.

He must not be seen bowing to snobs, nor should his enemies track him to the haunts of vulgarians.

The vulgarians sin together with their public, while the bourgeois are hypocritical with them and flatter their narrow virtue.

Did it result from their forms of government, and must democrats necessarily be vulgarians?

They lacked the grand style in theology, and one could find excuses for calling them vulgarians.

Many western men wear diamond rings—pieces of jewelry which the east allots to ladies or to gamblers and vulgarians.

The telephone she esteemed a convenience for tradespeople and vulgarians in general, beneath the dignity of leisured quality.