hoi polloi


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Synonyms for hoi polloi

the common people

Synonyms

  • the common people
  • the masses
  • the (common) herd
  • the underclass
  • the populace
  • the proletariat
  • the lower orders
  • the rabble
  • the great unwashed
  • the plebs
  • the third estate
  • riffraff
  • the proles
  • canaille
  • commonalty

Synonyms for hoi polloi

Synonyms for hoi polloi

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Over the years, Bahceli has written about Cyprus for local and overseas publications and Hoi Polloi reflects his open-minded, easygoing sensibility.
At the Bates Dance Festival in Maine on July 17, hoi polloi performs Cupcake, premiered last December in Tokyo.
And one never sees them out racing, hunting or socialising with the hoi polloi so as to become a little more aware of the real world.
None of them mingled with the hoi polloi, preferring to huddle in a private VIP pre-party, closed to the press, before the concert.
That ensures the hoi polloi won't get a look-in - unless they pay for the privilege by forking out for the mag.
Not for the hoi polloi, but most communities contain some who will grab it eagerly.
In theory, early investors in these private arteries would get a nice return on the money they plunked down long before the hoi polloi got into the act.
It's so difficult, after all, to earn millions creating entertainment for the hoi polloi and at the same time muster actionable concern for the social rights of those same poor from the comfort of your private Lear.
Instead of Bistro 990's champagne-laden excesses, where Toronto's chattering classes meet the best and worst of America's indie scene, Ottawa offers Chez Ani, a late-night spot where artists and the hoi polloi drink beer and see new films by neophyte animators.
The main attraction, though, is Melanie Griffith, hilarious as Honey Whitlock, a bitch-goddess movie star who can barely disguise her disdain for the hoi polloi.
Should the good lady and some of her cohorts come down from their ivory towers and visit the hoi polloi of bridleways it could well result in her enlightenment.
Martin comments: "Because hoi polloi means the many in Greek, purists insist that using the with hoi polloi is redundant.
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles based telecommunications company, Hoi Polloi, is now offering free telephone calls to China, Hong Kong (mobile), Singapore, and numerous other countries from the U.
Olympus and the dirty, smelly mass of hoi polloi living down below before the gates of hell.
FUTURE kings may well need the common touch to endear themselves to hoi polloi - but a little subtlety, please.