Examples of pleb in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Occasionally, like tonight, a chiseled pleb or square-jawed gym owner will pass muster, taking her to some exclusive club in Tribeca. Seija Rankin,, 29 Apr. 2021 But because these monsters have yet to develop any fungal armor, runners are susceptible to gunshots, knives, and any other weaponry that would take out your average pleb. Lauren Puckett-Pope, ELLE, 20 Jan. 2023 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, 18 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pleb was in 1795

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“Pleb.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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