HyperDic: underclass

English > 2 senses of the word underclass:
ADJECTIVEallunderclassbelonging to the lowest and least privileged social stratum
NOUNgroupunderclass, lower classthe social class lowest in the social hierarchy
underclass > pronunciation
Soundsah'nderklae.s
Rhymesalas ... underpass: 48 rhymes with aes...
English > underclass: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningbelonging to the lowest and least privileged social stratum.
Example"underclass mothers and children"
Broaderunderprivilegedlacking the rights and advantages of other members of society
English > underclass: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe social class lowest in the social hierarchy.
Synonymlower class
Broaderclass, stratum, social class, socio-economic classPeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
Spanishclase baja

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