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The great unwashed   /greɪt ənwˈɑʃt/   Listen
The great unwashed

noun
1.
The common people generally.  Synonyms: hoi polloi, mass, masses, multitude, people.  "Power to the people"






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... are to them the great unwashed, and those a little higher in the scale "cads and bounders," or the German equivalent, in fact the canaille of the French who at the time of the Revolution took things into their own hands to the great surprise of everybody. This substratum ...
— New York Times, Current History, Vol 1, Issue 1 - From the Beginning to March, 1915 With Index • Various



Words linked to "The great unwashed" :   grouping, audience, hoi polloi, following, followers, laity, temporalty, group



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