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Definition of Commoner


  1. One of the common people; one having no rank of nobility.
  2. A member of the House of Commons.
  3. One who has a joint right in common ground.
  4. One sharing with another in anything.
  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.

Commoner Quotations

Mamata Banerjee is just a casual worker, just like a commoner.
Mamata Banerjee

Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.
Jean de La Fontaine

Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
W. H. Auden

A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner, but more durable alloy.
Samuel Butler

In Jordan, where the prime minister is always a commoner, the king has announced some new reforms that would tend to move the country toward a more democratic system: Notably, the prime minister would emerge from the victorious political party, not from back room conversations in the royal palace.
Elliott Abrams
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Commoner Translations

commoner in Spanish is plebeyo
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