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Meaning of COMMONER

Pronunciation:  'kâmunur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a person who holds no title

COMMONER is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: common man, common person
 See Also: bourgeois, burgher, cipher, cypher, everyman, human, individual, Joe Bloggs, Joe Blow, John Doe, layman, layperson, man in the street, mortal, nobody, nonentity, person, pleb, plebeian, prole, proletarian, rustic, somebody, someone, soul, worker



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Com"mon*er\, n.
1. One of the common people; one having no rank of nobility.

         All below them [the peers] even their children, were
         commoners, and in the eye of the law equal to each
         other.                                --Hallam.

2. A member of the House of Commons.

3. One who has a joint right in common ground.

         Much good land might be gained from forests . . .
         and from other commonable places, so as always there
         be a due care taken that the poor commoners have no
         injury.                               --Bacon.

4. One sharing with another in anything. [Obs.] --Fuller.

5. A student in the university of Oxford, Eng., who is not
   dependent on any foundation for support, but pays all
   university charges; - - at Cambridge called a {pensioner}.

6. A prostitute. [Obs.] --Shak.

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