- n.平民; 庶民; 平民百姓; 平庸粗俗的人;
- adj.平民的; 庶民的; 无教养的; 粗俗的;
- 复数: plebeians;
In the 1790s Tom Paine taught plebeian radicals that mankind would live in harmony were it not for the vested interest which princes, diplomats and soldiers had in promoting wars to enrich themselves.
He spent all day playing rackets on the beach, a plebeian sport if there ever was one.
Flying wing to wing through the plebeian.
He was born of plebeian origins.
This book has plebeian tastes.
To my mother, any meal where you served less than three wines was disgracefully plebeian.
Because iron has a plebeian temperament.
1. one of the common people
1. of the common people of ancient Rome;
"a plebeian magistrate"
2. of or associated with the great masses of people;
"the common people in those days suffered greatly"
"behavior that branded him as common"
"his square plebeian nose"
"a vulgar and objectionable person"
"the unwashed masses"