from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to the lower socioeconomic classes.
  • adj. Vulgar or crude; common: was put off by their low-class behavior.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society. Contrasted with middle-class and upper-class.
  • adj. characteristic of the lower classes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society


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