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commoner

ko muh ner

  • n  a person who holds no title
  • a  belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
  • a  having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual
  • s  common to or shared by two or more parties
  • s  commonly encountered
  • s  being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
  • s  of or associated with the great masses of people
  • s  of low or inferior quality or value
  • s  lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
  • s  to be expected; standard
News & Articles

  • 'Student Prince' visits New London playhouse
    Sigmund Romberg's 1920s operetta speaks to a still-contemporary climate of socio-political scandals, this one involving a prince who falls for a commoner and has to weigh Sigmund Romberg's 1920s operetta speaks to a still-contemporary climate of socio-political scandals, this one involving a prince who falls for a commoner and has to weigh matters of the heart against stately duty.matters of the ...
    June 13, 2013 - New Hampshire Union Leader
  • WATCH: Women Get Real Deceptive in the Full Trailer for Starz's 'White Queen'
    In Starz's latest period drama series the White Queen , which is based on author Philippa Gregory's best-selling novels, marriage isn't exactly a cake walk. The simple story revolves around young Edward IV ( Max Irons ) who is crowned the King of England, falls in love with a commoner ( Rebecca Ferguson ), and takes her as his queen. As you can imagine, that's a major no-no in the royal world ...
    June 10, 2013 - Zimbio
Quotes

  • Prem Kumar Dhumal in Reuters India
    He's the son of a farmer,Kumar said by telephone from Shimla, the state capital. "He is a commoner, and although he has risen to the level of the chief minister, he continues to be a commoner."
  • King Gyanendra in Boston Globe (registration)
    It was a missed opportunity,says Ghimire of King Gyanendra. "He was a royal but he didn't expect to be king, so he was also a commoner. He could have given a new thrust to the monarchy."
  • Germaine Greer in The Age
    As a Melbourne boy, Irwin should have had a healthy respect for stingrays, which are actually commoner and bigger in southern waters than they are near Port Douglas,Greer said in The Guardian.

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