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How to use hoi polloi in a sentence

You surely don't imagine that I would get out on the floor with all this hoi-poloi?
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
The white owl was out, with its peculiar grating cry; so was the tawny owl, breaking forth into its loud hail—hoi-hoi-hoi!
CROWN AND SCEPTREGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
As they rode on deep down in a hollow between mighty hedges, a loud hail seemed to come from the road on the hillside, “Hoi, hoi!”
CROWN AND SCEPTREGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
No use letting the "hoi-polloi" get on to it that I was a greenhorn.
AN AMERICAN HOBO IN EUROPEBEN GOODKIND
And what a Vandervent eats for breakfast makes snappy reading, I think you'd call it, for hoi polloi, eh?
FIND THE WOMANARTHUR SOMERS ROCHE
Houts ou monon hygies ouden isasin hoi tais hairesesi douleuontes, all' oude mathein hypomenousi.
ON THE NATURAL FACULTIESGALEN
Pg 70Greek text iss phsousin hoi ap' Asklpiadou, mallon d' ouk iss, alla pants apistein erousin, hina m prodsi ta philtata.
ON THE NATURAL FACULTIESGALEN
The next night's steaming brought us to the city of Paik-hoi on the mainland.
CAMPS AND TRAILS IN CHINAROY CHAPMAN ANDREWS AND YVETTE BORUP ANDREWS
On our way to Haiphong the vessel stopped at the island of Hainan and anchored about three miles off the town of Hoi-hau.
CAMPS AND TRAILS IN CHINAROY CHAPMAN ANDREWS AND YVETTE BORUP ANDREWS
As was well known, when Harris Collins performed he performed only for the élite, for the hoi-polloi of the trained-animal world.
MICHAEL, BROTHER OF JERRYJACK LONDON
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WORDS RELATED TO HOI POLLOI

  • commonality
  • commoners
  • dregs of society
  • gang
  • gathering
  • hoi polloi
  • lower class
  • mob
  • one-percenters
  • outcast
  • rank and file
  • ring
  • scum
  • trash
  • undesirables
  • vermin
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