What does the word vulgarity mean?

Usage examples for vulgarity

  1. Billy Izzard had come in and had made some remark about our Arab horsemen, and, more that I might relish its artistic vulgarity than for any other reason, I had taken one of these objects down from the mantelpiece. – The Debit Account by Oliver Onions
  2. It would have seemed to her little short of vulgarity to question the actions of anyone who spoke with such a delightful English accent. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  3. But the essential vulgarity is that of the woman. – Essays by Alice Meynell