Definitions

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  • adjective informal plebeian, common

Etymologies

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pleb +‎ -y

Examples

  • Angela had loathed it-like the Union, it was plebby-but for once Vandam had resolutely defied her.

    The Key to Rebecca

  • He would never have gone to the Union while his wife was alive: she said it was "plebby."

    The Key to Rebecca

  • Mrs Rode's quite decent, though homely in a plebby sort of way: doyleys and china birds.

    A Murder of Quality

  • It's endearing the way the BBC still tries to bring subjects of enormous enormity to us plebby listeners, and yet fails to ask the basic questions about where we live, and how we live, and what it means to be a citizen.

    Fog City Journal

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