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pleb

 (plĕb)
n.
A commoner; a plebeian.

[Short for plebeian, or perhaps back-formation from plebs.]

pleb

(plɛb)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) short for plebeian
2. informal often derogatory Brit a common vulgar person

pleb

(plɛb)

n.
a plebeian.
[1850–55, Amer.; by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pleb - one of the common people
common people, folk, folks - people in general (often used in the plural); "they're just country folk"; "folks around here drink moonshine"; "the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next"
common man, common person, commoner - a person who holds no title
anti-intellectual, lowbrow, philistine - a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits

pleb

noun
The common people.Used in plural:
common (used in plural), commonality, commonalty, commoner (used in plural), crowd, hoi polloi, mass (used in plural), mob, plebeian (used in plural), populace, public, ruck, third estate.
Translations
prolerahvas

pleb

[pleb] (Brit)
A. Nplebeyo/a m/f
the plebsla plebe
B. ADJplebeyo, aplebeyado

pleb

[ˈplɛb] (British) (pejorative)
n (= lower class person, prole) → prolo m plebs
npl
the plebs → la plèbe

pleb

n (Brit pej inf) → Plebejer(in) m(f) (pej), → Prolet(in) m(f) (pej inf); the plebsdie Proleten pl (pej inf), → der Plebs (pej)
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Cuy said the establishment of a PLEB in every city and municipality in the country is mandated by the DILG Act of 1990 (Republic Act 6975).
Thus, PLEB plays a crucial role in weeding out police scalawags and helping good cops remain good; DILG deemed it is necessary to enhance their capacity in order to address such present needs.
Will Andrew Mitchell's calling a policeman a pleb and his subsequent PS3million legal bill become the most costly, toffeenosed, snobbish put-down in history?
He said he would never call a policeman a pleb "let alone a f*** pleb" - although he agreed he muttered audibly under his breath 'I thought you lot were supposed to f*** help us' - but not at the officer.
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He concluded: "I am satisfied, at least on the balance of probabilities, that Mr Mitchell did speak the words alleged, or something so close to them as to amount to the same, including the politically-toxic word pleb.
The article was based on a log written by PC Toby Rowland who claimed the top Tory called him and his colleagues "f*** plebs.
The bill amends certain provisions of Republic Act 6975, otherwise known as the "Department of the Interior and Local Government Act of 1990," as amended by Republic Act 8551 or the "Philippine National Police Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998," to further strengthen the duties, functions and powers of PLEB which would ultimately gain them the respect and trust of the public.
NEWS that Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell is alleged to have called a police officer a pleb made you furious.
Plus, he denies he ever said pleb, so it's one word against another at the moment.