WORD BY LETTER : English CROSSWORD SOLVER and others things ...
Words starting with : 
Words ending  with : 
Ledger Nano S - The secure hardware wallet
Find a definition : 
Home

definition of the word plebeian

by the Wiktionnary

Latin plebeius, from plebs, plebis (the common people)

plebeian (comparative more plebeian, superlative most plebeian)

Positive
plebeian

Comparative
more plebeian

Superlative
most plebeian

  1. Of or pertaining to the Roman plebs, or common people.
  2. Of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as plebeian sports;
    They were all from the ghetto, a plebeian throng.

Singular
plebeian

Plural
plebeians

plebeian (plural plebeians)

  1. One of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician.
  2. (archaic) One of the common people, or lower rank of men.
    • 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 3.
      The feelings of our heart, the agitation of our passions, the vehemence of our affections, dissipate all its conclusions, and reduce the profound philosopher to a mere plebeian.


Definition from Wiktionary
Content avaible with GNU Free Documentation License

Powered by php Powered by MySQL Optimized for Firefox