from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Making plebeian; vulgarizing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A rendering plebeian; the act of vulgarizing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of making plebeian or common; the act of deteriorating by vulgarizing.
Latin plebs the common people + -ficare (in comparative) to make. See -fy. (Wiktionary)