What does plebeian mean?

Definitions for plebeian
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plebeian, pleb(adj)

    one of the common people

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. plebeian(Noun)

    One of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician.

    Etymology: plebeius, from plebs, plebis

  2. plebeian(Noun)

    One of the common people, or lower rank of men.

    Etymology: plebeius, from plebs, plebis

  3. plebeian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Roman plebs, or common people.

    Etymology: plebeius, from plebs, plebis

  4. plebeian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as plebeian sports;

    They were all from the ghetto, a plebeian throng.

    Etymology: plebeius, from plebs, plebis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plebeian(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Roman plebs, or common people

    Etymology: [L. plebeius, from plebs, plebis, the common people: cf. F. plbien.]

  2. Plebeian(adj)

    of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as, plebeian sports; a plebeian throng

    Etymology: [L. plebeius, from plebs, plebis, the common people: cf. F. plbien.]

  3. Plebeian(noun)

    one of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician

    Etymology: [L. plebeius, from plebs, plebis, the common people: cf. F. plbien.]

  4. Plebeian(noun)

    one of the common people, or lower rank of men

    Etymology: [L. plebeius, from plebs, plebis, the common people: cf. F. plbien.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Plebeian

    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. plebeiusplebs, plebis, the common people.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plebeian in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plebeian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of plebeian in a Sentence

  1. A omega despacito:

    Be a omega despacito boi or you plebeian pleb

  2. Sir Thomas Browne:

    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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