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2 definitions found
 for hoi polloi
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hoi polloi
      n 1: the common people generally; "separate the warriors from
           the mass"; "power to the people" [syn: multitude,
           masses, mass, hoi polloi, people, the great
           unwashed]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "hoi polloi":
     cog, commonality, commonalty, creature, demos, flunky, follower,
     ignobile vulgus, inferior, junior, lightweight, lower class,
     lower orders, many-headed multitude, masses, mobile vulgus, pawn,
     second fiddle, secondary, subaltern, subordinate, the citizenry,
     the common herd, the crowd, the general public,
     the great unnumbered, the great unwashed, the herd, the hoi polloi,
     the horde, the majority, the many, the masses, the mob,
     the multitude, the people, the populace, the population,
     the public, third stringer, underling, understrapper, yes-man
  
  

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