* harmfull (archaic)
of a kind likely to be damaging; injurious
- Wear a hat to protect your skin from harmful sunlight.
* Nouns to which "harmful" is often applied: effect, consequence, impact, influence, emission, chemical, ingredient, substance, gas, agent, additive, drug, radiation, dust, organism, plant, animal, insect, action, act, behavior, component, content, activity, interference, use.
* injurious; see also
Debased, uncouth, distasteful, obscene.
, year= 1551
, year_published= 1888
, title= A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles: Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society.
, url= http://books.google.com/books?id=JmpXAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA217
, section= Part 1
, publisher= Clarendon Press
, location= Oxford
, volume= 1
, page= 217
, passage= Also the rule of false position, with dyuers examples not onely vulgar
, but some appertaynyng to the rule of Algeber.
* The construction worker made a vulgar suggestion to the girls walking down the street.
(classical sense) Having to do with ordinary, common people.
* Bishop Fell
- It might be more useful to the English reader to write in our vulgar language.
* 1860 , G. Syffarth, "A Remarkable Seal in Dr. Abbott's Museum at New York", Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis? , age 265
- The mechanical process of multiplying books had brought the New Testament in the vulgar tongue within the reach of every class.
- Further, the same sacred name in other monuments precedes the vulgar name of King Takellothis , the sixth of the XXII. Dyn., as we have seen.
* (obscene) inappropriate, obscene, debased, uncouth, offensive, ignoble, mean, profane
* (ordinary) common, ordinary, popular
* (obscene) vulgarity
* (ordinary) vulgar fraction, vulgate, Vulgate
* vulgar fraction