Not of the elite, of the peasantry or working-class.(adjective)
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Use "lower-class" in a sentence
"We also find some evidence that upward bridging is more common among religiously involved lower-class Americans, but that pattern is much less robust.45"
"If he was in a typical lower-class eighteenth-century American urban tavern, he would have seen white men and black men sitting together and drumming their fingers to the music on long wooden tables."
"Though lower-class Americans continued to fill taverns, the class of men who led the Revolution were undergoing a radical self-reformation."