Synonyms for proletariat:
hoi polloi (noun)
middle class (noun)
working class (noun)
Usage examples for proletariat:
- The Denny he meant, however, was not Wharton's colleague in the House, but his son- a young man who, beginning life as the heir of one of the most stiff- backed and autocratic of capitalists, had developed socialist opinions, renounced his father's allowance, and was now a member of the " intellectual proletariat," as they have been called, the free- lances of the Collectivist movement. - "Marcella", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- To that date are referred all our judgments and all our congratulations on the progress made by the proletariat in these last fifty years. - "Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History", Antonio Labriola.
- Piotr asked: Mr. Stchemilov, would you care to explain to me this talk of an autocracy by the proletariat? - "The Created Legend", Feodor Sologub.