Dictionary
2 ENTRIES FOUND:

grass roots

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

: the ordinary people in a society or organization : the people who do not have a lot of money and power

Full Definition of GRASS ROOTS

1
:  the very foundation or source
2
:  the basic level of society or of an organization especially as viewed in relation to higher or more centralized positions of power

First Known Use of GRASS ROOTS

1901

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: grass ropePrevious Word in the Dictionary: grassrootsAll Words Near: grass roots
March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears