pleb

noun
\ˈpleb \

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Behind the Concept of Dawn As a pleb, my hair and makeup choices are based purely on my mood and love of experimentation. Devon Abelman, Allure, "The Rose Opens Up About the Pressure to Have Good Skin in K-Pop and Beyond," 5 Oct. 2018 From trouble-making pleb to presidential candidate. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Read the Full Transcript of George W. Bush's Eulogy for John McCain," 1 Sep. 2018 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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First Known Use of pleb

1795, in the meaning defined above

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pleb

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pleb

: an ordinary person who has low social status

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