PRONUNCIATION: (vuhl-GAY-ree-uhn)

MEANING: noun: A boorish, lewd, and crude person who makes a conspicuous display of wealth.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin vulgus (mob, common people). Earliest documented use: 1833.

VULGARIAN - a boorish person from Sofia, depending on whether you're using b-de-burro or v-de-vaca

VOLGARIAN - a Russian-river dweller

VULGAR HAN - Mr Solo's un-cool alter ego

PULGARIAN - a Spaniard who's all thumbs