proles

prole

[prohl, proh-lee]
noun Informal.
1.
a member of the proletariat.
2.
a person who performs routine tasks in a society.
adjective
3.
proletarian ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1885–90; shortened form of proletariat

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prole (prəʊl)
 
n, —adj
derogatory, slang chiefly (Brit) short for proletarian

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prole
short for proletarian (n.), 1887; see proletarian.
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prole
proletarian
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