Definition of plebe in English:
A newly entered cadet or freshman, especially at a military or naval academy: [as modifier]: my plebe year was the only year in which I did not feel like an unwelcome minority
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- Before going to bed at the US Naval Academy, a plebe shouts ‘Good night!’
- The summer before classes begin, they direct the eight weeks of military training for incoming plebes and yearlings.
- It's not the way we treat anyone - a fresh recruit or a plebe at West Point.
Early 17th century: perhaps an abbreviation of plebeian.
Words that rhyme with plebeAntibes, Beeb, Delibes, dweeb, glebe, grebe, Maghrib
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