Vulgarised vs Vulgarized - What's the difference?

vulgarised | vulgarized |


As verbs the difference between vulgarised and vulgarized

is that vulgarised is (vulgarise) while vulgarized is (vulgarize).

vulgarised

English

Verb

(head)
  • (vulgarise)

  • vulgarise

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • ----

    vulgarized

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (vulgarize)

  • vulgarize

    English

    Alternative forms

    * vulgarise (non-Oxford British spelling)

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To express or re-express something in a base, common, or lewd manner; to make something commonplace; to make something vulgar.
  • *1915: Virginia Woolf, The Voyage Out [http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-pubeng?specfile=/texts/english/modeng/publicsearch/modengpub.o2w&act=surround&offset=751091324&tag=Woolf,+Virginia,+1882-1941:+The+Voyage+Out,+1915&query=+vulgarise&id=WooVoya]
  • *:"Yes," said Mr. Flushing. "And in my opinion," he continued, "the absence of population to which Hirst objects is precisely the significant touch. You must admit, Hirst, that a little Italian town even would vulgarise the whole scene, would detract from the vastness — the sense of elemental grandeur."
  • Synonyms

    *debase *dumb down

    Antonyms

    *ennoble ----