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Lower-class   /lˈoʊər-klæs/   Listen

Occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society.  Synonym: low-class.

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... that a highly ideal and romantic plot treated in the manner of the realistic farce of low life may offer great opportunities of satiric effect; but it must have made the courtly Sidney turn in his grave to see his gracious puppets debased into the vulgar rogues and trulls of the lower-class London drama. Day in no wise sought to hide his indebtedness, but on the contrary acknowledged in the Induction that his argument is but 'a little string or Rivolet, drawne from the full streine of the right worthy Gentleman, Sir Phillip ...
— Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama - A Literary Inquiry, with Special Reference to the Pre-Restoration - Stage in England • Walter W. Greg

Words linked to "Lower-class" :   wage-earning, blue-collar, upper-class, working-class, proletarian, lowborn, non-U, middle-class, status, propertyless, position

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