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Meaning of PROLETARIAN

Pronunciation:  `prowli'tehreeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a member of the working class (not necessarily employed); "workers of the world--unite!"
  2. [adj]  belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat
  3. [adj]  the lowest class of citizens of ancient Rome who had no property
 

PROLETARIAN is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: low-class, lower-class, prole, propertyless, worker
 
 Antonyms: patrician, plebeian
 
 See Also: common man, common person, commoner, labor, labour, lowborn, proletariat, working class

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prol`e*ta"ri*an\, a. [L. proletarius. See
Proletary.]
Of or pertaining to the proletaries; belonging to the
commonalty; hence, mean; vile; vulgar. ``Every citizen, if he
were not a proletarian animal kept at the public cost.'' --De
Quincey. -- n. A proletary.

 

 

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