Origin of pleb
Related Words for plebcommonality, crowd, plebeian, civilian, populace, commoner, ruck, peasant, mass, common, citizen, mob, public, bourgeois, bourgeoisie
Examples from the Web for pleb
Historical Examples of pleb
Little did the pleb dream that he was up against a man of brains.Lord Stranleigh Abroad
And I, unhappy, love with pure desire Sicinius, a soldier and a pleb!
Methinks He fears this pleb as he once feared Sicinius.Appius (haughtily).
I know the maid; a blameless child of one Virginius, a soldier and a pleb.
Max recalled the day of his début at West Point, a humble, modest "Pleb."A Soldier of the Legion
C. N. Williamson
- short for plebeian
- British informal, often derogatory a common vulgar person