pleb

[pleb]
noun
1.
a member of the plebs; a plebeian or commoner.
2.
plebe ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1850–55, Americanism; short for plebeian

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pleb (plɛb)
 
n
1.  short for plebeian
2.  informal, derogatory often (Brit) a common vulgar person

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If a pleb robs a post office of a couple of thousand euros, he'll certainly go to prison for a while.
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