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From a low social class - synonyms or related words

plebeian

adjective

typical of someone from a low social class, rather than of someone who is from a higher social class or well educated. This word is usually used in an insulting way

proletarian

adjective

working-class

common

adjective

old-fashioned

an insulting way of describing someone from a low social class

humble

adjective

from a low social class

low-class

adjective

informal

from a low social class

second-class

adjective

treated as if you are not as good or important as other people

common

adjective

used about people’s behaviour or appearance

brinner

a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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