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Low-class   /loʊ-klæs/   Listen
Low-class

adjective
1.
Occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society.  Synonym: lower-class.






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"Low-class" Quotes from Famous Books



... way; but I want as soon as possible to get rid of that nasty, pasty, low-class pallor. One does not see it in poor people's children, as a rule, while these Union little ones always look sickly to me. You ...
— Quicksilver - The Boy With No Skid To His Wheel • George Manville Fenn

... a man see justly if he holds the telescope wrong way round, as too many do over there. It also remains true, however, that the manners of certain Anglo-Indians create a lot of bad feeling. Your so-called reforms do not interest the masses or touch their imagination. But the boot of the low-class European touches their backs and their pride and hardens their hearts. That is only human nature. In the East a few gold grains of courtesy touch the heart more than a khillat[18] of political hotch-potch. I myself—though it is getting dangerous to say so!—am frankly opposed to this ...
— Far to Seek - A Romance of England and India • Maud Diver

... case of a similar description only a few blocks away. We go up three narrow flights, steep and dark, for space is as important in a low-class Boston tenement house as in a sardine box. The stairway is slippery from filth on the last flight, for on a small bench at the top, in a dry-goods box, a little boy is raising squabs for the market, and the pigeon business, however ...
— White Slaves • Louis A Banks

... front room, Chen Li had presently conducted a man. He was, said Yada, a low-class Englishman—what is called a Cockney. He had begun to threaten Chen Li at once. He told his tale. He was, said this fellow, next door neighbour to Mr. Daniel Multenius, in Praed Street, Chen Li's landlord: his name, ...
— The Orange-Yellow Diamond • J. S. Fletcher

... pander to low-class comedy and Broadway take its entertainment broad, but Robert Visigoth laid the corner stone of subsequent fortunes when he decided that a ten-twenty-thirty vaudeville audience that smells sour of perspiration and strong ...
— Star-Dust • Fannie Hurst



Words linked to "Low-class" :   position, working-class, wage-earning, upper-lower-class, middle-class, propertyless, blue-collar, proletarian, status, non-U, upper-class, lowborn, lower-class



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