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Definition of "pleb" [pleb]

  • A commoner; a plebeian. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pleb" in a sentence
  • "Yes Stephen Fry, I'll settle for 'pleb' … Shame you're not yourself, you toffee-nosed Establishment stooge."
  • ""Several cadets threatened to resign, some advocated maiming him for life, and a Democratic 'pleb' from Illinois exclaimed, 'I'd rather die than drill with the black devil.'"
  • "Cameron is a posh pleb but if your assertion about him is correct and he views a country as having to abide by "household economics" then broadly speaking I could possibly agree with him,especially as in theory he governs a fertile island with an existing infrastructure."