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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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