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prole

[ prohl, proh-lee ]
/ proʊl, ˈproʊ li /
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noun Informal.
a member of the proletariat.
a person who performs routine tasks in a society.
adjective
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Origin of prole

First recorded in 1885–90; shortened form of proletariat
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British Dictionary definitions for prole

prole
/ (prəʊl) /

noun, adjective
derogatory, slang, mainly British short for proletarian
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