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noun as in canaille

noun as in proletariat

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The Royal Embrace For mere commoners, hugging in public is hardly unusual.

Of course, excessive opulence to celebrate the union of royals (or royals to commoners) is nothing new.

For Kate will become one of the very few genuine commoners in history to marry a future king of England.

They work for minimum wage and find a few lucky commoners worthy of their largesse.

I am a pretty maid, and suitors innumerable, commoners and nobles, pay their addresses and compliments to me.

The aristocrats mingled as equals with the commoners, and the old became young again for yet a few hours.

They consisted of certain lords spiritual and temporal, the chancellor, the treasurer, and a few commoners.

Introductions are absolutely taboo between titled persons and "commoners," as they are sternly called.

The incidental injury to poor commoners was not unnoticed, and became one of the topics of Cobbett's eloquence.

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On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commoners, such as: masses, rabble, riffraff, and unwashed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.