Definitions for plebeianplɪˈbi ən
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one of the common people
common, plebeian, vulgar, unwashed(adj)
of or associated with the great masses of people
"the common people in those days suffered greatly"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "his square plebeian nose"; "a vulgar and objectionable person"; "the unwashed masses"
One of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician.
One of the common people, or lower rank of men.
Of or pertaining to the Roman plebs, or common people.
Of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as plebeian sports;
They were all from the ghetto, a plebeian throng.
Origin: plebeius, from plebs, plebis
of or pertaining to the Roman plebs, or common people
of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as, plebeian sports; a plebeian throng
one of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician
one of the common people, or lower rank of men
Origin: [L. plebeius, from plebs, plebis, the common people: cf. F. plbien.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
plē-bē′an, adj. pertaining to, or consisting of, the common people: popular: vulgar.—n. originally one of the common people of ancient Rome: one of the lower classes.—v.t. Plebei′anise.—ns. Plebei′anism, state of being a plebeian: the conduct or manners of plebeians: vulgarity; Plebificā′tion, the act of making plebeian.—v.t. Pleb′ify, to make plebeian: to vulgarise. [Fr. plébéien—L. plebeius—plebs, plebis, the common people.]
The numerical value of plebeian in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of plebeian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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There is a rabble among the gentry as well as the commonalty; a sort of plebeian heads whose fancy moves with the same wheel as these men?in the same level with mechanics, though their fortunes do sometimes gild their infirmities and their purses compound for their follies.
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