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lower-class

Definitions of lower-class
  1. adjective
    occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
    synonyms: low-class
    non-U
    not characteristic of the upper classes especially in language use
    proletarian
    belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat
    blue-collar, propertyless, wage-earning, working-class
    of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    upper-lower-class
    occupying the upper part of the lower class
    lowborn
    of humble birth or origins
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    Antonyms:
    middle-class
    occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy
    upper-class
    occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society
    bourgeois
    belonging to the middle class
    bourgeois, conservative, materialistic
    conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class
    lower-middle-class
    occupying the lower part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society
    upper-middle-class
    occupying the upper part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society
    quality
    of high social status
    propertied, property-owning
    owning land or securities as a principal source of revenue
    u
    (chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language use
    tweedy
    (of country gentry) informal, clannish and outdoorsy
    wellborn
    of good or upper-class lineage
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