lumpenproletariat lumpenproletariat

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Marxism) the unorganized lower levels of the proletariat who are not interested in revolutionary advancement

Usage(s):

  1. He put the lump in lumpenproletariat.
  2. This damaged soul lives among others of Hollywood's lumpenproletariat in Gower Gulch, a sort of surrealist Hooverville.
  3. But Ensor's waterfront lumpenproletariat look just as subhuman as his judges and police officers.

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  • "He is a ferocious competitor, an edgy populist who wins the hearts of his lumpenproletariat countrymen even while he is demolishing the economy, and a supremely ambitious politician who is a threat to the entire post-revolutionary...
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: Gary Sick Source: Times Online

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