Definition of Hoi polloi
a Greek saying that is used by the wealthy to refer to common people
Examples of Hoi polloi in a sentence
The city’s officials allow the ultra-wealthy, but not the hoi polloi inside their homes. 🔊
Considered the hoi polloi, the commoners were not allowed to enter into the castle without special reasoning. 🔊
The history teacher taught the students about the hoi polloi of Greece and how these everyday people differed from the elite. 🔊
WATCH our daily vocabulary videos and LEARN new words in a fun and exciting way!
Most Searched Words (with Video)