Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

demos

play
noun de·mos \ˈdē-ˌmäs\

Definition of demos

  1. 1 :  populace

  2. 2 :  the common people of an ancient Greek state



Origin and Etymology of demos

Greek dēmos — more at demagogue


First Known Use: 1806



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up demos? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a talk on a religious or moral theme

Get Word of the Day daily email!