the (great) unwashed

Definition of the (great) unwashed

old-fashioned + humorous

  1. :  ordinary or common people who do not have a lot of money, power, or social status I'm just a member of the great unwashed.

Word by Word Definitions

greatplay
  1. :  notably large in size :  huge

    :  elaborate, ample

    :  large in number or measure :  numerous

  1. :  in a great manner :  well

  1. :  an outstandingly superior or skillful person

unwashedplay
  1. :  not cleaned with or as if with soap and water

    :  ignorant, plebeian

  1. :  an ignorant or underprivileged group :  rabble


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