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hoi polloi

plural noun

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the body of the community as contrasted with the elite
  • "I pay no attention to the opinions of the hoi polloi," the writer sniffed

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The first known use of hoi polloi was in 1837

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“Hoi polloi.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hoi%20polloi. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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