hoi polloi

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of hoi polloi

  1. the body of the community as contrasted with the elite “I pay no attention to the opinions of the hoi polloi,” the writer sniffed Synonyms commoners, commons, crowd, herd, mass, millions, mob, multitude, people, plebeians, plebs, populace, public, rank and fileRelated Words cattle, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rout, scum, tag, rag, and bobtail (or tagrag and bobtail), trash, unwashed; bourgeoisie, middle classNear Antonyms gentility, gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), gentry, haute monde, nobility, patriciate, peerage, quality, royalty, societyAntonyms A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, elect, elite, fat, flower, pick, pink, pride, upper crust

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