the hoi polloi Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"the hoi polloi" in British English

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the hoi polloinoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˌhɔɪ.pəˈlɔɪ/ disapproving or humorous
ordinarypeople: Anthony will be in the ​VIPlounge where he doesn't have to ​mix with the hoi polloi.
(Definition of the hoi polloi from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the hoi polloi”
in Chinese (Simplified) 民众,草民,老百姓…
in Chinese (Traditional) 民眾,草民,老百姓…
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