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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Belonging to the lowest and least privileged social stratum.

Usage examples (39)
  • underclass mothers and children
  • When they scream and shout ae each other and their children, the underclass is the nicest thing that springs to mind.
  • In fact the i would suggest that the influence of the underclass is actually leading to the re-establishment of class boundaries.
  • A vibrant and growing underclass is the dream come true. for more
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