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prole

[prohl, proh-lee] /proʊl, ˈproʊ li/
noun, Informal.
1.
a member of the proletariat.
2.
a person who performs routine tasks in a society.
adjective
3.
proletarian (def 1).
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; shortened form of proletariat
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British Dictionary definitions for proles

prole

/prəʊl/
noun, adjective
1.
(derogatory, slang, mainly Brit) short for proletarian
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Word Origin and History for proles
n.

"offspring," 1670s, from Latin proles "offspring, progeny" (see prolific).

prole

n.

short for proletarian (n.), 1887 (G.B. Shaw); popularized by George Orwell's 1949 novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four." As an adjective from 1938. Related: Proly (adj.); prolier-than-thou.

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Slang definitions & phrases for proles

prole

noun

A member of the lower or working class: Chez Tom Wolfe proles, for example, wear new down coats

[1887+; fr proletarian, ''member of the working class,'' ultimately fr Latin; popularized by George Orwell's 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four]


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Related Abbreviations for proles

prole

proletarian
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