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plebs

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of plebs

  1. the body of the community as contrasted with the elite <the tabloids know that there's more money to be made from the antics of celebs than from the problems of the plebs> Synonyms commoners, commons, crowd, herd, hoi polloi, millions, mob, multitude, people, plebeians, mass, populace, public, rank and fileRelated Words cattle, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rout, scum, tag, rag, and bobtail (or tagrag and bobtail), trash, unwashed; bourgeoisie, middle classNear Antonyms gentility, gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), gentry, haute monde, nobility, patriciate, peerage, quality, royalty, societyAntonyms A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, elect, elite, fat, flower, pick, pink, pride, upper crust





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