Definition of commoner
1 a : one of the common people b : one who is not of noble rank
2 : a student (as at Oxford) who pays for his own board
Examples of commoner in a sentence
a prince who married a commoner
First Known Use of commoner
Definition of Commoner
Barry 1917–2012 Am. biol. & educ.
COMMONER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commoner for English Language Learners
: a person who is not a member of the nobility
COMMONER Defined for Kids
Definition of commoner for Students
: a person who is not privileged or high in social status
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