pleb

noun
\ ˈpleb How to pronounce pleb (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web While the plebs are busy navigating the perils of ride sharing in 2017—should I #deleteuber? does Lyft still require fist bumps?—the überrich have problems of their own. Henri Gendreau, WIRED, "Ubers for the 0.1 Percent," 18 May 2017

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1795, in the meaning defined above

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“Pleb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pleb. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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pleb

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pleb

chiefly British, informal + disapproving : an ordinary person who has low social status

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