adjective, noun, plural pro·le·tar·ies.
- proliferating endarteritis
Origin of proletary
Examples from the Web for proletary
"Therefore, as I was about to say, the proletary draws to himself the money of the country," resumed Grossetete.The Village Rector|Honore de Balzac
It was for five hundred dollars, and the proletary's hand shook when he dipped the pen.
"Naturally," said Lansdale, having in mind the proletary's later reincarnations as vagrant and starveling.
All this was very nourishing, not to say stimulating, to the starved soul of a proletary.The Price|Francis Lynde
Bartrow went back to his mine, and with his going the doors of the St. James's dining-room opened no more to the proletary.