Plebeianism Ple*be"ian*ism, n. [Cf. F. pl['e]b['e]ianisme.] 1. The quality or state of being plebeian. [1913 Webster]

2. The conduct or manners of plebeians; vulgarity. [1913 Webster]

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  • plebeianism — PLEBEIANÍSM s.n. (livr.) Comportament de plebeu, aer de plebeu. [pr.: be ia ] – Plebeian + suf. ism. Trimis de cata, 04.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  plebeianísm s. n. (sil. be ia ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • plebeianism — noun see plebeian I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • plebeianism — n. Vulgarity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • plebeianism — ple·be·ian·ism …   English syllables

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  • plebeian — plebeianism, n. plebeianly, adv. plebeianness, n. /pli bee euhn/, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the common people. 2. of, pertaining to, or belonging to the ancient Roman plebs. 3. common, commonplace, or vulgar: a plebeian joke. n. 4. a… …   Universalium

  • Plebeiance — Ple*be iance, n. 1. Plebeianism. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Plebeians, collectively. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plebeian — I. noun Etymology: Latin plebeius of the common people, from plebs common people Date: 1533 1. a member of the Roman plebs 2. one of the common people • plebeianism noun II. adjective Date: 1566 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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