how to pronounce plebeian


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plebeian is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of plebeian in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… injury of a plebeian slave with the …”

meanings of plebeian


  1. Of or concerning the common people.
  2. Of or concerning the plebs, the common citizens of ancient Rome.
  3. Common, particularly vulgar, crude, coarse, uncultured.


  1. A member of the plebs, the common citizens of ancient Rome.
  2. A commoner, particularly a low, vulgar person.

plebeian frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word plebeian occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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