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plebeian

adjective

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belonging to the class of people of low social or economic rank
  • wondered what the people at the country club would think of his plebeian origins

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plebeian

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Synonyms & Antonyms of plebeian (Entry 2 of 2)

as in commoner, prole

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The first known use of plebeian was in 1533

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“Plebeian.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plebeian. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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