What does the word plebeian mean?

Usage examples for plebeian

  1. The decisively democratic measure was the Horticunian law, after another seventy years, giving the exclusively plebeian assembly full legislative power. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  2. I know nothing so plebeian. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  3. She would have instituted dinner at seven, but she was a wise woman, and realized that too much tyranny often means revolution and the crumbling of- thrones; therefore the ancient plebeian custom of high tea at six was allowed to persist and continue. – Tales of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett