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Adjective: proletarian  ,prow-lu'teh-ree-un
  1. Belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat
Noun: proletarian  ,prow-lu'teh-ree-un
  1. A member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    "proletarians of the world--unite!";
    - prole, worker

Derived forms: proletarians

See also: low-class, lower-class

Type of: common man, common person, commoner

Part of: labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], proletariat, proletariate [archaic], working class

Encyclopedia: Proletarian