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plebeian

ple·be·ian

plebeian

 
 
pronunciation:
pl bi n
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in ancient Roman society, of or belonging to the class of commoners; not patrician.
Although patricians had higher social standing, plebeian citizens owned land and often had substantial wealth and power.
antonyms:
patrician
definition 2: pertaining to or characteristic of the common people; commonplace; crude.
antonyms:
aristocratic, noble, patrician, refined
similar words:
ignoble, mob, popular, vulgar
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in ancient Roman society, a member of the class of commoners.
definition 2: one who is not a member of the upper class; common person.
antonyms:
aristocrat, noble, patrician
definition 3: one whose tastes and manners are considered commonplace or coarse.
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