HyperDic: common_people

English > 1 sense of the expression common people:
NOUNgroupcommon people, folk, folkspeople in general (often used in the plural)
English > common people: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningPeople in general (often used in the plural).
Example "the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next"
Synonymsfolk, folks
Membersplebeian, plebOne of the common people
Narrowercountry people, countryfolkPeople raised in or living in a rural environment
gentlefolkPeople of good family and breeding and high social status
grass rootsThe common people at a local level (as distinguished from the centers of political activity)
home folkfolks from your own home / home town
rabble, riffraff, ragtag, ragtag and bobtaildisparaging terms for the common people
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Spanishgente, plebe, pueblo, vulgo
Catalanplebs, poble, vulgar

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